Antique Dutch Silver

Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890

Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890

Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890    Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890
Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890. An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Dutch silver tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection. This exceptional and large Dutch silver tea caddy has a chamfered rectangular shaped form onto four cushion feet. The surface of this silver caddy is embellished with embossed and chased decoration depicting figures drinking, conversing and supporting each other in a tavern setting; this ornamentation was influenced by Flemish/Dutch genre artwork, such as pieces crafted in the late 17th century by David Teniers II. The swept upper portion of the caddy is embellished with floral sprays, accented with curvilinear fluted designs to each corner. The box is fitted with an elevated rectangular sleeve fitted with the original hallmarked push fit cover, accented with cast and applied illustrations depicting gentleman in armour and a portrait of a dignitary. The upper plateau of the cover is surmounted with a cast knopped finial. The underside and cover of this large silver tea caddy include.

Maker's mark: R 133 (untraced). Silver quality/purity mark: Lion Passant mark with 2nd standard purity. Duty mark: Minerva head, M (Schoonhoven).

Export mark: Key mark intruding lion passant. This exceptional example of Dutch silverware is large for its type. This antique large silver tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The embossed and chased decoration is all very sharp. The Dutch hallmarks struck to the underside of the tea caddy and surface of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware. Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks. 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.

  • Period: Antique
  • Composition: Solid Silver
  • Style: Dutch
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Material: Silver
  • Pattern: 1800
  • Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks
  • Date: Circa 1890
  • Origin: Schoonhoven, Netherlands
  • SKU: C6744
  • Weight: 10.8 troy ounces/335g
  • Length: 11.6cm/4.6\
  • Type: Tea Caddy
  • Width: 7cm/2.8\
  • Height: 17.1cm/6.7\
  • Brand: Unbranded


Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890    Antique Dutch Silver Tea Caddy Circa 1890