York Minster Antiques
Victorian Lion Topped Sterling Silver Tea Caddy Embossed Romantic Scenes 1900
REF: GR4377 / LA332449
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Silver tea caddy hallmarked in London 1900 with full English sterling silver import marks for John George Smith. It also carries a full set of Hanau marks for top silversmiths Neresheimer and Sohne to the base. Bombe shaped silver with a pull off lid, the caddy is delicately and profusely decorated with romantic scenes on all 4 sides which are reflected in the decoration on the lid. The lid is surmounted by a beautifully cast lion. The lid and body are both hallmarked.
York Minster Antiques has clarified that the Victorian Lion Topped Sterling Silver Tea Caddy Embossed Romantic Scenes 1900 (LA332449) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1900
In very good antiques condition commensurate with age and light usage only. Good clear crisp hallmarks. A really sound beautiful object in excellent shape.
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