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George III Sterling Silver Tea Caddy

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 09, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Tea Caddy, London, 1808-09, maker's mark rubbed "T_" possibly for Thomas Wallis, the domed lid topped with an urn-form finial, with scrolled upright handles, engraved with foliate scrollwork and an armorial to one side, ht. 6 7/8 in., approx. 9.6 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

In good overall condition with no apparent repairs, restorations, or dents, with only minor age-related wear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thomas Wallis, Caddy, Sterling silver, Tea, Tea caddy, Teaware, Wallis, London

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