Ivory & Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Ivory & Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
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Offered by: Mark Goodger Antiques
Dealer reference: 336344

Description

Decagonal ivory Tea Caddy with tortoiseshell edging, the top having a star motif of mother of pearl & gold pique dots. The front is decorated with a beautiful portrait of an 18th century Lady with a foal, surrounded with engraved gold mounts and a blank initial plaque. On the underside of the lid is an original old label reading: “finely painted miniature of a Lady, Ivory & Gold mounted 1780”. The tea caddy has two lids with bone handles.

Height: 4.75inch (12.07 cm)
Width: 6.25inch (15.88 cm)
Depth: 3.50inch (8.89 cm)

Date

Circa 1780

Price

£8,500.00

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