SOLD! for $3,200.00.
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Large English Regency double compartment tortoise shell tea caddy, comprised of a casket shaped top, sterling silver nameplate and line inlay to the top and base, bone inlay to base edge and bone ball feet. The top interior lined with blue satin and top edge with bone, the large compartments with silver knobs and the base top edge with bone. 6 1/2" H x 12" W x 5 3/4" D. Early 19th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Some scattered minute losses to tortoiseshell. Some looseness and losses to silver line inlay. Interior with missing corner blocks causing the lids to rest unevenly.