04-05-2014 04-05-2014
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2715B Boston
April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

George II Sterling Silver Tea Caddy

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM


George II Sterling Silver Tea Caddy, London, 1734-35, Edward Feline, maker, square, with a stepped lid and engraved armorial to the front purportedly of Sir John Molesworth, ht. 4 1/2 in., approx. 16.4 troy oz.

N.B. A copy of the original receipt from S.J. Shrubsole, dated October 17th, 1956, accompanies the lot.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Probable monogram/engraving removal (there is a rectangular impression under the armorial that is visible from the reverse). Age-typical wear.

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London, John Molesworth