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Antique George III Sterling Silver Locking Double Cover Tea Caddy

US$5,293.65Asking Price

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver locking double cover tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection. This exceptional antique George III sterling silver locking tea caddy has a plain rounded rectangular form with incurved corners. The surface of this caddy is plain and embellished to the lower portion of each side with fluted decoration. This antique Georgian tea caddy is fitted with two opposing hallmarked flush hinged covers; the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece. The caddy has an impressive angular thread decorated handle with incurved corners and accented with bifurcating leaf decorated terminals to either side. The caddy retains the original fitted fully working locks and the original key. Double covered caddies are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Condition This Georgian tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and part hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear. Dimensions Length 13.7cm/5.4", Width 10.2cm/4", Height to top of handle 18.5cm/7.3". Weight 19.3 troy ounces/599g (including locking mechanism). Maker: John Robins. Origin: London, England. Date: 1800. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware. Item Ref. SKU: A2766

Details

  • Creator
    John Robins (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.3 in. (18.55 cm)Width: 4 in. (10.16 cm)Depth: 5.4 in. (13.72 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A27661stDibs: LU1200215592092

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    US$139.49Standard Parcel Shipping
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    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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