William IV Tortoiseshell Sarcophagus Tea Caddy
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A lovely William IV Tortoiseshell Sarcophagus/ tented top twin Tea Caddy. The top is Pewter inlaid and has a silver escutcheon: to the front the Caddy is inlaid with Silver and Mother of Pearl. Open the Caddy to reveal the interior original velvet interior to the lid, an Ivory slip all the way around and two twin Tortoiseshell lids. The Caddy sits on vegetable Ivory feet and has a working lock and key, it is in excellent condition. 7.5" (18.8cm) wide x 4.5" (11.3cm) Deep x 5.5” (13.8cm) tall while closed.
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