Lot 469 (The August Sale | Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery, 27th August 2020)

A set of three early George III silver tea caddies, Albert Schurman, London 1763, each of bombe form, chased with scrolls and flowers, with pull off lids and pointed finial, all on shell and open scroll feet, the central caddy (or sugar box) slightly larger than those that flank it, housed in a fitted and plush lined satinwood caddy box, with silver coloured metal handle and escutcheon, the larger caddy 14.5 high, 9.5cm wide, 2 x 14cm high, 8.5cm wide, the caddy box 31.5cm wide, 17cm high

Sold for £4,900


Condition report

The caddies are in good condition with no obvious faults. The caddy box is showing signs of wear and tear, an 11cm slong section of moulding directly avbove the lock is scuffed and would require restoration. Some small veneer losses at the rear left corner of the lid, an almost full length fine crack at the rear of the lid. Tip of left side handle housing is missing.Generally though, structurally sound. Weight of caddies combined: 828g

 

A set of three early George III silver tea caddies, Albert Schurman, London 1763, each of bombe form, chased with scrolls and flowers, with pull off lids and pointed finial, all on shell and open scroll feet, the central caddy (or sugar box) slightly larger than those that flank it, housed in a fitted and plush lined satinwood caddy box, with silver coloured metal handle and escutcheon, the larger caddy 14.5 high, 9.5cm wide, 2 x 14cm high, 8.5cm wide, the caddy box 31.5cm wide, 17cm high

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