Rare Antique Georgian Sheffield sterling silver tea caddy, 1779, Rich Morton, 29
Hallmarked for Sheffield 1779 by Richard Morton (only 6 years after the assay office opened in 1773) this fine antique Georgian Oval Sterling silver tea caddy measures 11.5cm or 4.5 inches x 3 1/8 inches x 7.7cm or 3 inches high excluding the fine floral spray finial. It has a band of elegant leaf engraved decoration to the top and bottom and is repeated to the hinged lid. The hinge is in great condition with no significant play and shuts well. It weighs 297 grams or 9.54 ounces, and is in great condition with no inscriptions or erasures, the lid is correctly part marked with a lion passant mark and is a good example of early Sheffield made silver, the only thing missing is it's key. The item "Rare Antique Georgian Sheffield sterling silver tea caddy, 1779, Rich Morton, 29" is in sale since Friday, November 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "hanhil23" and is located in Earls Croome. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Product: Boxes
- Age: Pre-1800
- Material: Solid Silver
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Brand: Sheffield
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