A tortoiseshell tea caddy, early 19th century
A tortoiseshell tea caddy, early 19th century. Of rectangular form with a shaped front, the hinged cover opening to reveal two faux tortoiseshell covers enclosed within an ivory border. Supported on four ball feet obscured by an extended apron to the base. 5 in (12.8 cm) height, 7.5 in (19.1 cm) width, 4.8 in (12.3 cm) depth.
Auction Date: July 2019