Lot 1151
Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 19th century, tortoise shell and bone veneers with inlaid silver stringing, inlaid silver escutcheon, diminutive rectangular form with canted corners, interior with lidded single compartment retaining likely original tin lining, raised on four disc feet. Underside with old collector's label, otherwise unmarked.

3 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 in.

Some gaps to mitered corners, bone rim borders with losses; some losses to silver stringing