Georgian Tortoise Shell Tea Caddy
An early 19th century Georgian tortoise shell veneered tea caddy.
The shaped caddy has inlaid mother of pearl flowers with fine pewter wire between the veneer and stands on ivory ball feet.
The interior has two compartments with tortoise shell veneered lids and ivory knob handles.
The caddy is in good condition but the corners of the lower edge are chipped as are two of the hinged lid corners.
Height 12cm (4.7 inches)
Width 16.5cm (6.5 inches)
Depth 10.6cm (4.2 inches)