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Shagreen & Silver Tea Chest


Shagreen & Silver Tea Chest

A stunning Tea Chest incorporating a pair of George III silver tea caddies by London silversmiths Smith & Sharp 1762, housed in a green velvet-lined, brass-mounted shagreen case. The silver tea caddies, of an elegant bombé shape, have embossed foliate scroll decoration, pull-off covers with a cone finial, and stand on four pierced scroll feet, engraved with the Gregory family crest and initials R.A.G.

The shagreen tea chest stands of four lion-pad feet and has its original key. Included with the tea chest and inside one of the tea caddies is a georgian sterling silver caddy spoon bearing the family’s initials.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
International £85

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Material Shagreen, Silver
Age C. 1762
Dimensions Width 8 in  (20.32 cm)   Depth 5 in  (12.70 cm)  
Height 7 in  (17.78 cm)