This fine antique Dutch silver tea caddy has a navette shaped oval form. The surface of the caddy is embellished with embossed panels depicting figures at leisure in rural settings. Each panel is ornamented with a scroll and floral border accented with stylised leaf and figural motif to the centre top. The lower portion of the body and rim of the cover are further embellished with a swag decorated border accented with a stylised floral motif.
The surface of the concaved hinged cover is ornamented with an embossed scene depicting a figure on a horse situated in a grassed area before a village. The cover is surmounted by an impressive panelled drop shaped silver finial. This antique silver tea caddy is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the tea caddy are all very clear.Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day.
Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.