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Lot 1245 Details

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19th c. English Pagoda Form Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay, bowfront shape with conforming lid and apron, intricate inlaid mother-of-pearl peacock and floral decoration to lid and front, silver lock escutcheon (no key), metal stringing, set on wooden ball form feet, velvet lined lid with lined edges, interior with two lidded compartments with traces of foil lining, 6" high, 8 1/2" x 5". Cracked tortoiseshell veneer repairs to sides and lid, painted veneer losses at corners and edges, repairs to lid edge lining.
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TORTOISESHELL & MOTHER-OF-PEARL TEA CADDY

Estimate $1,200 - $1,600Jul 18, 2020
Starting Price $250
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