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

£1,755.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Indian silver tea caddy; an addition to our silver teaware collection

SKU A9608

This exceptional antique Indian silver tea caddy has a cylindrical, milk churn form.


The surface of the box is plain and encompassed with bands of applied moulded decoration.


The silver tea caddy is fitted with a plain domed hinged cover ornamented with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a bull's head cabossed, horned, between two flags, staved at the First, all below the motto 'Hold Fast'*.


The anterior surface of the cover features the hinged catch which secures to the applied moulded ornamentation to the box's shoulders.


This churn style antique tea caddy was crafted by Grish Chunder Dutt of Bhowanipore; Dutt was thought to be the finest silversmith in Calcutta, of his time.


* This crest pertain to Clan MacLeod


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Maker: Grish Chunder Dutt

This antique Indian silver tea caddy is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The Indian hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear.


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


Diameter 10.7cm/4.2"

Height 15cm/5.9"


21.5 troy ounces/669g


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