English Mother Pearl Inlay Faux Tort Tea Caddy

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Piece Description

You are viewing a wonderful English faux tortoishell covered tea caddy with intricate mother of pearl inlay to the front. The piece has ivory fixtures and fittings including the pedestal feet. The piece opens out to reveal the two smaller compartments each with lid and handle and they are covered in a tin foil lining used to keep the tea fresh. The mother of pearl inlay work is very intricate indeed - if you imagine how each of the designs would have been hand cut from the mother of pearl and then embedded into the main structure of the box, you can appreciate the skill and time involved. The inside of the lid is red felt covered. This piece is offered in perfect condition ready for home use right away. We will ship to anywhere in the world. Dimensions are in inches:
Width x Depth x Height
7.5 x 4 x 6

Dimensions are in CM:
Width x Depth x Height
19 x 10 x 15

Piece: 1249011893


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