Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy

Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy
Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy Pressed Tortoiseshell and silver Tea Caddy
Offered by: Mark Goodger Antiques
Dealer reference: 500214

Description

An exceptional pagoda top tortoiseshell tea caddy with stunning gothic pressed tortoiseshell panels. Stands on four ornate sterling silver feet by London silversmiths Edward, Edward Junior, John & William Barnard, dated 1829. Has a wonderful cast silver escutcheon of flowers and silver pumpkin to the top. Contains a single tortoiseshell lid with turned bone handle which, when lifted, reveals two compartments retaining traces of its original foil lining. Comes from a large collection of fine antiques from the Beaucamp de Haut estate, in Guernsey. With fully working lock and key.

Height: 7.50inch (19.05 cm)
Width: 5.50inch (13.97 cm)
Depth: 5.50inch (13.97 cm)

Date

1829

Price

£15,950.00

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