Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy
Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy

CHARLES RILEY & GEORGE STORER (worked from 1829)

Antique Early Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy

1840 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,995 gbp
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This fine antique early Victorian sterling silver tea caddy has an octagonal panelled baluster shaped form onto a spreading collet foot.

Each panel of this fine tea caddy is embellished with bright cut engraved angular interlacing ribbon designs, incorporating four vacant shaped cartouches.

This early Victorian tea caddy is fitted with a lock ornamented with decorative rose head fitments.

This impressive caddy has a hallmarked domed panelled cushion style hinged cover embellished with further bright cut engraved interlacing designs accented with floral motifs.

The cover is surmounted by the original cushion shaped silver finial ornamented with scaled bright cut engraved decoration reflecting that of the cover.

Dimensions

Height to top of finial 14.8cm/5.8"

Depth of body 9.6cm/3.75"

Width of body 11.6cm/4.6"

Weight

15 troy ounces/ 467g


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This antique tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this item.
Maker: Charles Riley & George Storer

Origin: London, England

Date: 1840
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8814 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 14.80 cm (5.83 inches)
Weight 15.00oz t (466.50g)
Stock Code
W8814
Medium
A fine and impressive antique early Victorian English sterling silver locking tea caddy; an addition to our Victorian silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base and part hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover are very clear.
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