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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY FLEMISH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY FLEMISH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With a rocaille handle and domed lid, the angles with engraved foliage and C-scrolls and moustachioed Chinamen, lacking interior containers
    6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide; 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) deep


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