Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner
Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner

HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON (worked c.1786-1796)

Antique Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy by Henry Chawner

1792 London

Offered by AC Silver

£2,450 gbp
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This exceptional antique Georgian sterling silver tea caddy has an oval incurved shaped form.

The upper and lower portions of the body are encompassed with bands of undulating wrigglework decoration.

This English silver tea caddy retains the original hallmarked domed flush hinged cover; the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece.

The cover is embellished with further wrigglework decoration and is surmounted with the original, exceptional cast sterling silver bud style finial.

The caddy retains the original fitted fully working lock and key.

Dimensions
Length 13.5cm/5.3"
Width 8.9cm/3.5"
Height 15.7cm/6.2"

Weight
11.8 troy ounces/367g

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This English tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The wrigglework decoration is very crisp and the cast decoration is very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Henry Chawner
Date: 1792
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9013 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Weight 11.80oz t (366.98g)
Stock Code
A9013
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver locking tea caddy by Henry Chawner; an addition to our silver tea ware collection.
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Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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