A superb 19th century Tortoiseshell Single Tea Caddy dating back to c.1820. The Caddy sits on four feet, it has a silver top escutcheon and a fully working lock and tasselled key. The interior features Ivory top and bottom slips to the inside. Its original velvet interior to the back of the inside lid and a tortoiseshell single lid with a bone handle.
The Tea Caddy measures 14 x 9.5 and stands 12cm high.