Impressive silver tea caddy

Impressive silver tea caddy

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Reference

6727

A impressive and fine quality, Victorian silver tea caddy with typical hand-chased decorative flower garlands and ribbons. The caddy has a partition to hold two tea varieties. The interior is gilded, as are the two removable, hand-engraved partition covers and handles. A patented lock is fitted, inscribed with a crown, the patent number, and St Paul, Soho, London.

The caddy rests of four shell pattern supports. There is a cast decorative panel applied to the rim above the lock. The raised cover is fitted with a detachable flowerhead finial.

Dimensions:

Height 130 mm / 5 332"
Depth 130 mm / 5 332"
Diameter 150 mm / 5 2932"
Weight 918 g (29.51 troy ozs)
Year

1855

Place

Sheffield

Condition

Excellent

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