Lot 25

Three Sarcophagus Form Tea Caddies

Estimate: $300 - $500

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, each of similar form, two with inlaid bone or ivory escutcheons, brass fittings, largest 8 x 10-1/4 x 6-3/4 in. 

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Note: 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.


surface dirt and accretion, typical bumps and wear to cases, some warping to interior lids; largest with lid detached at one hinge, some lifting and losses to veneers

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Property from the Collection of Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter