• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5659

    Christie's Interiors

    12 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    WITH WHITE-METAL FEET AND HANDLE AND IVORY LINING AND BANDING
    6¾ IN. (17 CM.) HIGH


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