Art Deco silver tea caddy box

Art Deco silver tea caddy box

£1,650

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Reference

4932

Stylish, antique, silver tea caddy with hinged cover and mounted on ball supports. The caddy has been fashioned from a heavy gauge of silver is decorated with geometric bands and an applied beaded border, characteristically Art Deco in design. This silver tea caddy's styling is versatile enough that it could be used for storing a whole variety of things.

Art Deco was a popular design style in the 1920s and '30s characterised especially by sleek geometric or stylised forms. It represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. For that reason silverware for dining and entertaining were popular categories of goods to reflect the style of the time.

Dimensions:

Height 115 mm / 4 34"
Width 140 mm / 5 12"
Depth 80 mm / 3 332"
Weight 458 g (14.73 troy ozs)
Year

1912

Place

London

Condition

Excellent (hallmarks worn)

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