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Caddy London, 1783, oval with bead border and bright-cut engraved decoration, lock and working key, dome top with urn finial, marks for Hester Bateman, .925 fin

Caddy London, 1783, oval with bead border and bright-cut engraved decoration, lock and working key, dome top with urn finial, marks for Hester Bateman, .925 fin

Tea caddy  1780s  From the Thomas Baxter porcelain painting studio in London. He bought plain white porcelain from various factories Sadly he died at age 39   I have found several gilders  in the 1700s died young. It is my theory that the cause was the mercury in the gilding enamel

Tea caddy

Tea caddy 1780s From the Thomas Baxter porcelain painting studio in London. He bought plain white porcelain from various factories Sadly he died at age 39 I have found several gilders in the 1700s died young. It is my theory that the cause was the mercury in the gilding enamel

A George III silver tea caddy by Edward Darvill, London circa 1760 -  Of plain square form, the hinged cover embossed with bead and leaf decoration to an applied gadrooned rim, with an ivory pineapple finial, armorial coats of arms and crested, height 15cm, weight 11.5oz.

A George III silver tea caddy by Edward Darvill, London circa 1760 - Of plain square form, the hinged cover embossed with bead and leaf decoration to an applied gadrooned rim, with an ivory pineapple finial, armorial coats of arms and crested, height 15cm, weight 11.5oz.

1780-1800 British Tea caddy at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Since tea caddies were placed on the table as tea was served, they were often highly decorative....This caddy may have been bought as a blank and decorated at home because the decoration combines painted floral swags, cut-out paper flower shapes, and a print showing childen playing games glued to the lid."

Tea caddy

1780-1800 British Tea caddy at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Since tea caddies were placed on the table as tea was served, they were often highly decorative....This caddy may have been bought as a blank and decorated at home because the decoration combines painted floral swags, cut-out paper flower shapes, and a print showing childen playing games glued to the lid."

Vintage George II Silver Tea Caddy MARK OF JOHN NEWTON, LONDON, 1743 Rounded rectangular with pull-off cover, chased with trailing flowers and vacant cartouche to either side.

Vintage George II Silver Tea Caddy MARK OF JOHN NEWTON, LONDON, 1743 Rounded rectangular with pull-off cover, chased with trailing flowers and vacant cartouche to either side.

Superb quality Georgian SILVER TEA CADDY London 1744 William Grundy Rococo 300g in Antiques, Silver, Solid Silver | eBay

Superb quality Georgian SILVER TEA CADDY London 1744 William Grundy Rococo 300g

Superb quality Georgian SILVER TEA CADDY London 1744 William Grundy Rococo 300g in Antiques, Silver, Solid Silver | eBay

William Comyns English silver tea caddy with birds. Marked London 1888. #antique #vintage #box

William Comyns English silver tea caddy with birds. Marked London 1888. #antique #vintage #box

A GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDY MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1745 but mostly likely by an apprentice. Oblong, the sides chased with foliage scrolls, flowers and rocaille, the hinged cover with a rocaille, grotesque mask and shell finial, later engraved on each side with coat-of-arms, marked underneath 5 3/8 in

A GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDY MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1745 but mostly likely by an apprentice. Oblong, the sides chased with foliage scrolls, flowers and rocaille, the hinged cover with a rocaille, grotesque mask and shell finial, later engraved on each side with coat-of-arms, marked underneath 5 3/8 in

Silver-gilt tea caddy with flat hinged cover and beaded edges, engraved with crosses and cinquefoils as heraldic devices of William Beckford of Fonthill Abbey: English, London, by Michael Plummer, 1796 - 1797

Silver-gilt tea caddy with flat hinged cover and beaded edges, engraved with crosses and cinquefoils as heraldic devices of William Beckford of Fonthill Abbey: English, London, by Michael Plummer, 1796 - 1797

A GEORGE III SILVER VASE-SHAPED TEA CADDY, MARK OF R.S, LONDON, 1771, With gadroon borders, the sides chased with ribbon-tied laurel leaf swags and rosettes, bird finial, on pedestal foot, one side engraved with the monogram REW

A GEORGE III SILVER VASE-SHAPED TEA CADDY, MARK OF R.S, LONDON, 1771, With gadroon borders, the sides chased with ribbon-tied laurel leaf swags and rosettes, bird finial, on pedestal foot, one side engraved with the monogram REW

A George III Gilt and Polychrome Quillwork Tea Caddy,   CIRCA 1790,   Height: 5" - Of elliptical form; with stylized floral and foliate decoration; opening to a lidded compartment inlaid with a burr yew oval panel.

A George III Gilt and Polychrome Quillwork Tea Caddy, CIRCA 1790, Height: 5" - Of elliptical form; with stylized floral and foliate decoration; opening to a lidded compartment inlaid with a burr yew oval panel.

Made in London in 1748, this sterling tea caddy, with its beautiful chasing and delicate heraldic engraving, is one of a pair

Made in London in 1748, this sterling tea caddy, with its beautiful chasing and delicate heraldic engraving, is one of a pair

A very rare set of 2 silver tea caddies with matching sugar bowl  All pieces hallmarked for Samuel Taylor, London 1753  Height of caddies c. 10cm

A very rare set of 2 silver tea caddies with matching sugar bowl All pieces hallmarked for Samuel Taylor, London 1753 Height of caddies c. 10cm

GEO. I GEORGIAN ANTIQUE SILVER TEA CADDY LONDON 1717 John Bull Antiques Antique Silver Dealer www.antique-silver.co.uk London, UK

GEO. I GEORGIAN ANTIQUE SILVER TEA CADDY LONDON 1717 John Bull Antiques Antique Silver Dealer www.antique-silver.co.uk London, UK