The upper and lower portions of the body are encompassed with bands of undulating wrigglework decoration. This English silver tea caddy retains the original hallmarked domed flush hinged cover; the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece. The cover is embellished with further wrigglework decoration and is surmounted with the original, exceptional cast sterling silver bud style finial.The caddy retains the original fitted fully working lock and key. This English tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The wrigglework decoration is very crisp and the cast decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond! See the tabs below to read more about our policies.
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The item "Georgian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner" is in sale since Monday, January 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne.
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