10 May 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID AND IVORY-VENEERED TEA CADDY
Of decagonal form, with horn stringing, the hinged lid with scrolled carrying-handle and inlaid with radiating star mother-of-pearl, the zinc-lined interior with a lid and two compartments, the front centered by a shield engraved "AW" surrounded by inlaid swags of mother-of-pearl and gold escutcheon, the interior caddy lid replaced
4¼ in. (11 cm.) high; 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide; 3½ in. (9 cm.) deep
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