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Georgian Mahogany Sterling Silver Glass Tea Chest


Georgian Mahogany Sterling Silver Glass Tea Chest

A extremely rare mahogany-cased sterling silver gilt mounted glass tea service by London silversmith William Rudkins. Each piece is of exceptional quality and includes a tea caddy, jug, and caddy bowl; each with square pyramid-shaped cut-glass sides, radiating design to the bases, and silver gilt reeded band. The jug features an interesting greek key handle. Engraved floral swag escutcheon. Contains a pair of matching silver gilt sugar tongs unmarked.

The Box itself is veneered in Mahogany with a chequered tulip wood cross banding all round, the top has a gilded carry handle matching the silver gilt service.

This extremely rare Georgian boxed tea service comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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Material Wood, Glass, Silver
Age C. 1803
Dimensions Width 14 in  (35.56 cm)   Depth 8.50 in  (21.59 cm)  
Height 5.50 in  (13.97 cm)