Antique Vizagapatam Sterling Silver Tea Caddy Chest Pierre Gillois
Anglo Indian Vizagapatam circa 1750. Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Tea Chest with inlaid, engraved & lac filled bone decoration of flowing floral patterns, stands on bracket feet, all applied to a padauk wood carcass. Adorned with fabulous engraved floral Indian silver side handles, the ornate front escutcheon engraved with Gandaberunda the double headed eagle, a Hindu mythological bird. The interior of this fabulous Indian Tea Chest has three compartments to the front and a narrow compartment to the back which houses the silver mote spoon. The Vizagapatam tea chest contains a set of three George II sterling silver tea caddies, by London silversmith "Pierre Gillois", dated 1754 / 55 / 56: of bombe shaped with shallow domed lift-off lid and strawberry finial, the waisted bodies with chased scroll decoration raised on curved shell feet. This very rare Anglo Indian Tea Chest comes complete with a fully working lock & tasselled key. 17.5cm high x 28cm wide x 17cm deep. Mark Goodger Antiques have been working on antique boxes for over 25 years and are proud members of leading antiques associations. BADA: British Antiques Dealers Association. LAPADA: London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association. CADA: Cotswold Antique Dealers Association. The item "Antique Vizagapatam Sterling Silver Tea Caddy Chest Pierre Gillois" is in sale since Wednesday, July 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "markgoodgerantiques" and is located in Northampton, Northamptonshire.
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- Sub-Type: Padauk
- Original/Repro: Original
- Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware
- Age: Pre-1800
- Product: Boxes
- Antique: Yes
- Product Sub-Type: Tea Caddies/ Boxes
- Style/ Period: Georgian
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