SOLD! for $2,500.00.
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- High Estimate: $1,400.00
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English Georgian tortoiseshell tea caddy, pagoda form with silver metal cartouche to lid and escutcheon to body, opens to blue velvet-lined lid and bisected interior with two tortoiseshell inner lids. 5" H x 7 3/4" W x 4 3/4" D. Early 19th century.
PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.
CONDITION: Minute scattered age splits and losses, largest measuring 1/8" x 1/4". Scattered minute areas of repair to lid corners, largest area measuring 1/4" x 3/4". Remnants of foil lining to interior. Later added felt lining to underside.