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TEA CADDIES:

RED TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
English, circa 1883-1886.
Single well oval shaped caddy in red tortoiseshell accented with Birmingham silverplate, hallmarked Harwood, Sons & Harrison in partnership with Henry Hodson Plante.
Height:

BLONDE TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
English, circa 1790-1800
Octagonal tortoiseshell tea caddy with inverted cants. The interior has a single floating lid and retains its original lining.
Height 5" x Length 5¼" x Depth 3⅜"

TORTOISE SHELL AND MOTHER OF PEARL SERPENTINE FRONT DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810.
Height 5¼" x Length 8" x Depth 5"

GEORGE III STAINED FRUITWOOD MELON-FORM TEA CADDY
English, circa 1790.
The hinged top opens to a single well. Having an ebonised acorn finial and turned foot
Height: 8¼"

RARE GREEN TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
English, circa 1800-1810.
The single-well caddy with canted corners and silver escutcheon.
Height 4¾" x Length 4¾" x Depth 3⅝"

PAIR OF PRESSED DOME-TOP TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDIES
English, circa 1810-1820
Having a pressed front with a motif depicting a muse playing the lyre. Each opening up to a single well.

OVAL TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810.
Single-well caddy with silver escutcheon, and plate.
Height 6" x Length 5½" x Depth 2⅞"

GREEN TORTOISESHELL DOME-TOP TEA CADDY
English circa 1810
Single-well caddy with silver handle, escutcheon and plate. With key.
SOLD

BLONDE TORTOISESHELL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810.
The rounded lid with a ball and leaf handle. Having silver string inlay, silver escutcheon, and plate.
Height 6½" x Length 5¾" x Depth 4"

RARE HARLEQUIN TEA CADDY
English, circa 1790-1820.
Having a green tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl harlequin design, with silver lid cartouche and escutcheon (with key). The interior with single lidded compartment.
Height 4⅛" x Length 4½" x Depth 3¼"

TORTOISESHELL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810.
Octagonal with rounded lid. Having silver string inlay, silver escutcheon, and plate.
Height 6" x Length 5¼" x Depth 3¼"

TORTOISESHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810-1820
Having a lovery diamond shaped design on its lid.
Height 4½" x Length 7" x Depth 4"

LARGE TORTOISESHELL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810.
Height 7½" x Length 8¾" x Depth 5"
SOLD

TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY
Octagonal shape with tent top. Silver escutcheon, vacant pique framed oval initial plate.
Height 6½" x Length 4¾" x Depth 3¾"

TORTOISESHELL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1820.
Pagoda form with silver string inlay, silver escutcheon, and plate.
Height 6" x Length 7¾" x Depth 4¾"

LARGE MOTHER OF PEARL DOUBLE TEA CADDY
English, circa 1810-1820.
With abalone edging on each tier of the pagoda shaped lid, on the skirt, and each interior lid.
Height 6" x Length 8" x Depth 5"
SOLD

CHINESE EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER TEA CADDY
19th century.
The single well square shaped caddy decorated with a gilt motif depicting a lively village scene.
Height: 4¾" x 5" x 5".

GEORGE III STERLING SILVER TEA CADDY
Hallmarked Alexander Field, London, maker, 1794.
Having bright-cut decorative engravings of flowers and swags.
Approx. 11.8 troy oz.
Height 5¾"
Provenance: From a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson, the Brick House at Coolidge Point, Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts.