DescriptionA REGENCY TORTOISESHELL DOUBLE COMPARTMENT TEA CADDY
Maker unknown, England, circa 1815
5-3/8 inches high x 7-3/8 inches wide (13.5 x 18.6 cm)
The rectangular tea caddy with canted corners covered in individual sheets of tortoiseshell, the curved lid hinging open to reveal two covered compartments with removable tortoiseshell covered lids with round, bone handles, metal name plate to top.
Lining missing to interior compartments, a crack to the tortoiseshell veneer on two panels of lid and one of body, chips along edges of tortoiseshell and seperation of two corner panels from main body.
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