Rare exquisitely shaped serpentined Red Tortoiseshell Tea Chest with a pagoda top, ornate silver corners & Prince of Wales feathered silver handle. With a silver key profile and silver ‘ball & claw’ feet. The interior features two beautifully shaped removable red tortoiseshell topped rosewood tea caddies with silver hinges. Silver unmarked.
This unique red tortoiseshell tea chest comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.