Important Antique Solid Silver Tea Caddy Hallmark 1904 Sterling Not Engraved Nr For Sale
IMPORTANT ANTIQUE Solid Silver TEA CADDY Hallmark 1904 Sterling NOT ENGRAVED NR
London, R & S Garrard - 6 troy oz. - STUNNING VERY RARE
This is an absolutely fabulous and substantial ANTIQUE EDWARDIAN solid sterling silver tea caddy which was made in London, England in 1904, by the famous Victorian silversmith, Sebastian Henry Garrard of R. & S. Garrard & Company at their Haymarket workshops. It has a gorgeous tapered cylindrical shape with gorgeous and deep embossed floral and foliate decoration to the sides.It is NOT engraved.This wonderful piece measuresalmost 3" in diameter and stands 4" high. It is of very thick gauge silver, very high quality and is VERY substantial - it weighs182.0 grams -well over 5 3/4troy oz.
It is in very good condition with less than the usual surface scratching, a few dings and dentsbut NO splits or repairs - SUPERB. The push fit lid still fits well with a twist. It is hallmarked to the base withS.G, anchor,lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),dshowing that it was hallmarked in Birmingham in 1904. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. The lid is also hallmarked lion passant, d. A really rareEdwardian tea caddy from illustrious silversmiths in superb condition after virtually 110 years!!! This is a very rare piece indeed!! Postage will be 5.50GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
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