Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Musical Movement


Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Musical Movement

Product no.: 7926
£2,690.00
Plus delivery


***This antique is also available to buy at our Antique Shop in Eton. If you want to purchase the item from here (our website), prior to the purchase please contact us via phone +44 (0)1753 865447 and/ or complete an enquiry form click here. We can then confirm the antique’s availability.***

 

This is a stunning 1830/1840 Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy it's has a pagoda top with a bow front, sits on four ivory feet, it’s got pewter inlay, it has a silver top and front escutcheon and its original lead interior with a very unusual musical movement to the lid probably fitted about 1900. It plays three tunes and works on two sliders and the measurements are: 21.5cm x 13cm stands 15 cm tall. Beautiful box in excellent condition with a working lock and key.

 

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​***This item is also available at Mostly Boxes our ‘Bricks and Mortar’ shop in Eton, if you wish to purchase please contact us via phone 01753 865447 or complete an  enquiry form  prior to purchase, to check its availability.***

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