"Regency English Tortoiseshell And Mother Of Pearl Tea Caddy"A very high quality Regency period tortoiseshell, two compartments Tea caddy, a urnshaped box, with a lovelycurved front inlaid with scrolling mother-of-pearl foliage and flowers and silverstringing.
Interior lid lined with red velvet. The interior features two mahogany compartments with two tortoiseshell lids with bone handles.
Original lock, brass keyhole, missing key.
Elegant boneinternal profiles.
English origin, it dates back to 1820 circa, in good age related condition. Old restoration on the back side.