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

THOMAS WHITE (worked from c.1874)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Locking Tea Caddy

1874 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£2,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver tea caddy has an oval shaped form.

The upper and lower portions of the body are encompassed with impressive bright cut engraved broad overlapping leaf decorated borders accented with a band of scallop and trefoil ornamentation in addition to protruding stylised leaf designs to the incurves of the body.

The body of this large tea caddy is further ornamented with a bright cut engraved leaf bordered oval vacant cartouche to either side.

This tea caddy retains the original hallmarked hinged cover which is encompassed with an identical bright cut engraved layered leaf border to that of the body.

The caddy is fitted with the original locking mechanism; the lock is not operational.

This impressive antique Victorian caddy retains the original internal divider, as to be expected with such a large caddy.

Dimensions

Length 17cm/6.7"

Width 12cm/4.7"

Height 10.5cm/4.1"

Weight

23.5 troy ounces/731g


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This large tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Maker: Thomas White

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1874
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4017 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A4017
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver locking tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.
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