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Premier Auction - Session I - September 15, 2023

Fri, Sep 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 520

Georgian Tortoiseshell and Ivory Tea Caddy

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

British, late 18th/19th century, rectangular form with hinged lid opening to lidded and divided interior, on bun feet, 4 x 5 x 3-1/4 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, Asheville, North Carolina

Note: â—‰This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Condition

lacking handle at lid (unused holes), some surface dirt and accretion, stains and losses to interior lining

Private Collection, Asheville, North Carolina