39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693


Rare Tortoise-Shell and Mother of Pearl Tea Caddy

$ 3,250
  • Description
    English, early 19th c.
    In the pagoa form with conforming shaped front, the caddy is decorated with both tortoise-shell and mother of pearl diamond shaped and square panels above a molded base suppored by ball feet.
    Condition: In overall excellent condition, some panels re-glued but all original, customary wear.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: tortoise-shell and mother of pearl
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: early 19th c.
    Styles / Movements: Other, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: DA-ACC 016
    Incollect Reference #: 167970
  • Dimensions
    W. 7 in; H. 5.25 in; D. 4.5 in;
    W. 17.78 cm; H. 13.34 cm; D. 11.43 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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