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Red Tortoiseshell Tea Chest - circa 1775 United Kingdom

Width 9.00inch [22.86cm]
Height 8.00inch [20.32cm]
Depth 6.00inch [cm]
Medium Tortoiseshell, Silver, Wood
Description Rare exquisitely shaped serpentined Red Tortoiseshell Tea Chest with a pagoda top, ornate silver corners & Prince of Wales feathered silver handle. With a silver key profile and silver ‘ball & claw’ feet. The interior features two beautifully shaped removable red tortoiseshell topped rosewood tea caddies with silver hinges. Silver unmarked.  

This unique red tortoiseshell tea chest comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Important information below.

If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell or Ivory pieces and are outside the E.U. you must have a CITES certificate in order to import the item into your country. We can obtain these on your behalf at a cost of £50 and these can take up to 14 working days to arrive at our office . Due to the strict exporting rules of these pieces, they may also come with further shipping costs. Please ensure you contact us prior to purchase for a quote.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
International £65

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