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1874 Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy

US$5,801.95

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver locking tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver tea caddy has an oval shaped form. The upper and lower portions of the body are encompassed with impressive bright cut engraved broad overlapping leaf decorated borders accented with a band of scallop and trefoil ornamentation in addition to protruding stylized leaf designs to the incurves of the body. The body of this large tea caddy is further ornamented with a bright cut engraved leaf bordered oval vacant cartouche to either side. This tea caddy retains the original hallmarked hinged cover which is encompassed with an identical bright cut engraved layered leaf border to that of the body. The caddy is fitted with the original locking mechanism; the lock is not operational. This impressive antique Victorian caddy retains the original internal divider, as to be expected with such a large caddy. Condition This large silver tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Dimensions Length 17cm/6.7", Width 12cm/4.7", Height 10.5cm/4.1". Weight 23.5 troy ounces/731g. Maker: Thomas White. Origin: Birmingham, England. Date: 1874. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
    Thomas White (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.1 in. (10.42 cm)Width: 4.7 in. (11.94 cm)Depth: 6.7 in. (17.02 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1874
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A40171stDibs: LU1200212837322

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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