Item number: 47856
A George III sterling silver tea caddy
London 1787 by John Wakelin & William Taylor
Octagonal shape, the upper and lower edges decorated with an antique meander frieze on a matted ground. Engraved to the front with a monogram cartouche showing a family crest in the form of a stag’s head. The plane lid decorated to the rim in analogy to the outer wall and crowned with a baluster-shaped knob.
A very elegant Georgian sterling silver tea caddy with original surface.
12.4 cm / 4.88″ length, 8.3 cm / 3.26″ width, 9.5 cm / 3.74″ height (to the rim); 466.5 g / 14.99 oz