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Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Double Cover Biscuit Box / Tea Caddy

$2,962.62

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver double cover biscuit box / tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection. This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver biscuit box / tea caddy has a rounded rectangular form onto four cast bun style feet. The surface of this caddy is plain and embellished to the lower portion with fluted decoration. The upper rim of the caddy is encompassed with an applied gadroon decorated border This antique silver biscuit box is fitted with two opposing hallmarked flush hinged covers; the flush hinges indicates the fine quality of this piece. Each cover retains the original cast and applied swept tri-lobed thumbpieces. The caddy has an impressive handle ornamented with further applied gadroon decoration, accented with bifurcating terminals to either side. The underside of this exceptional example of antique silverware bears the retailer's mark 'Watherston, London'. Double covered caddies are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Condition This antique silver biscuit box / tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition. The cast and applied decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body have wear in keeping with age and location, but remain legible. The part hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear. Dimensions Length 18.9cm/7.4" Width 14.3cm/5.6" Height to top of handle 22.8cm/9" Weight 34.5 troy ounces/1074g Maker: Peter Henderson Deere Date: 1901 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 5.6 in. (14.23 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Edwardian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    1901
  • Condition
    See main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C26301stDibs: LU1200216982592

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    $134.97 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 8-10 days.
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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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