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Shagreen Tea Chest Silver Tea Caddy


Shagreen Tea Chest Silver Tea Caddy

Single shagreen tea chest with canted top, brass swing handle and key profile.

The tea chest opens to reveal a magnificent George III sterling silver hinged tea caddy by London silversmith Edward Dobson, dated 1772;  this has a pierced gallery plinth, plain sides, and its hinged lid is adorned with an embossed scrolling leaf decoration and beautiful tea flower handle. Opening the lid reveals more decoration to the rim. Silver marks to rim and base of caddy.

This single shagreen tea chest with georgian silver tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with an authentication certificate with image, as well as our latest catalogue, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
US £65
Rest of the World £85

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Material Shagreen, Silver
Age C. 1772
Dimensions Width 4 in  (10.16 cm)   Depth 4.50 in  (11.43 cm)  
Height 6 in  (15.24 cm)