04-24-2004 04-24-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2234 Boston
April 24, 2004 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of George II Silver Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Case

$6,169$5,250
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2234 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 24, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of George II Silver Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Case, London, 1754, John Swift, maker, inverted pear shaped, chased and embossed with floral cartouches to each side, one enclosing crest of quartered shield with lion passant on red and ermine ground, on bend sinister with two Tudor roses on sable ground, with small device to dexter chief point, the other side with the smaller device only, domed lid with fruiting bud finial, applied with cast Renaissance Revival grotesque griffin handles, on small trumpet foot with floral rim, ht. 6 1/2, in velvet lined fitted calf case, 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in., 19 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

London, John Swift, Tea Caddies