A Tortoiseshell Tea-chest with silver filigree mounts

A Tortoiseshell Tea-chest with silver filigree mounts

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Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs



A Tortoiseshell Tea-chest with silver filigree mounts A Tortoiseshell Tea-chest with silver filigree mounts

This extraordinary tortoiseshell tea-chest has excellent filigree work silver mounts incorporating flowers and foliate scrolls.
The casket opens to reveal an interior with three caddy's with silver lids mounted with floral leafs.
The chest is Colonial-Portuguese but the teacaddy'ss are made in Holland.

Origin
Portugal
Period
Around 1780
Material
Tortoiseshell
Reference
181-192
Sizes
7.5 x 18.5 x 11 cm

Offered by

Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206261594
+31 653353290
http://www.vannieantiquairs.com

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