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SOLD - Indian Sterling Silver Tea Caddy - Antique Circa 1880

A fine and impressive antique Indian sterling silver tea caddy; an addition to our antique teaware collection

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SOLD - Indian Sterling Silver Tea Caddy - Antique Circa 1880
SOLD - Indian Sterling Silver Tea Caddy - Antique Circa 1880

Description


This impressive antique Indian sterling silver tea caddy has a rectangular cut corned form.


The body of this caddy is embellished with very sharp profuse finely chased scrolling leaf and floral decoration on a matte background; a style typically found in Cutch (Kutch) silver work from the second half of the nineteenth century.


The body is further ornamented with a shaped leaf border amidst bands of rope style decoration to the upper and lower rims.


This Indian tea caddy is fitted with a domed push fit cover encircled with rope style borders and undulating scrolling leaf and floral designs, accented with a central floral motif to the anterior surface.


The cover of this fine caddy has a gilt interior.


The base of the caddy is plain and un-hallmarked as expected with this type of Asian silverware.


This caddy have been independently tested using state of the art technology and verified as .925 sterling silver.


View the complete collection of Indian silverware at AC Silver


Origin: India

Condition


This antique Indian tea caddy is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased decoration is very sharp.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Indian silverware.


Dimensions


Width 9.2cm/3.6"

Depth 7.1cm/2.8”

Height to top of cover 13.2cm/5.2”


Weight


9 troy ounces/280g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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