Tahan tea caddy. Napoleon III Period



Rectangular ebonized wood and Brazilian wood tea caddy with canted sides and marquetry decoration of brass, tortoise shell and mother of pearl forming foliaged scrollwork, central cartouche monogrammed LL. Lid conceals two compartments. With key.

Signed TAHAN Rue de la Paix

Napoleon III Period

Height: 14,5 cm (5-3/4 in.) - Width: 25 cm (9-3/4 in.) - Depth: 14 cm (5-1/2 in.)

Minor flakings and losses

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013090944