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Mid-19th Century Miniature Shagreen & Silver Tea Caddy, circa 1840, France
A rare mid-19th century miniature shagreen & silver tea caddy, date Circa 1840,
This Caddy is in original condition, the Shagreen does have blemishes but the overall appearance and condition is surface. The interior shows remnants of a lead lining, the overlaid silver decoration and carrying poles are in good condition also a lighter shade of Shagreen has been used on the inner windows.
A wonderful piece which would make a lovely gift.
H 4 3/4” W 2 1/2” Depth 2 1/2”
Width to end of poles is 4 1/2”.
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