• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 458

    A GEORGE III OCTAGONAL IVORY TEA CADDY

    CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III OCTAGONAL IVORY TEA CADDY
    CIRCA 1790
    The front inset with a painted miniature of classical figures, with tortoiseshell veneered plinth and horn inlaid lining
    5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high


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