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A tortoiseshell tea-caddy
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A tortoiseshell tea-caddy

19TH CENTURY

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A tortoiseshell tea-caddy
19th Century
Of octagonal shape with slightly domed hinged top and vase-shaped finial, enclosing a plain interior with one lidded division and ivory-banded borders, on ball feet, minor chips - 12cm. high x 11cm. wide x 8cm. deep; And a tortoiseshell spoon box, 19th Century, with a rectangular serpentine hinged top, enclosing a brown velvet-lined interior and a mirror, with ivory-banded borders, on bun feet, the velvet to the interior and the mirror later - 5.5cm. high x 16.5cm. wide x 11cm. deep (2)
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