These magnificent, fine and impressive antique Georgian silver sugar and tea caddies each have an oblong shaped form.
The surface of each antique caddy is embellished with impressive embossed and chased scroll and foliate decoration incorporating a stylised animalistic mask to the upper portion.
The decoration to either side incorporates a scene depicting a woman arranging flowers, and the posterior surface bears a structure, all in the Chinoiserie style.
The anterior surfaces these antique tea caddies incorporate scroll and leaf bordered cartouches, each displaying a contemporary engraved coat of arms.
The opposing scrolling lower portion of each caddy composes a shaped rim and foot.
These caddies are fitted with the original hinged cast silver covers, ornamented with further foliate and floral decoration and surmounted with impressive floral finials.
These Georgian silver tea caddies and sugar canister are fitted to the fine and impressive, original hinged wood and skin covered presentation casket, bearing the original velvet lined interior.
The presentation box is fitted with the original silver escutcheon and carrying handle, in addition to four bracket style feet emanating from the corners.
These magnificent silver boxes are the finest of their type you could hope to acquire.
Read more about silver tea caddy history at AC Silver.