Price range: 0-£10,000     REF No. 4498411

A GEORGE III SATINWOOD TEA CADDY

A fine late 18th century silver mounted inlaid satinwood rectangular tea caddy of outstanding colour and patination having a hinged lid surmounted by an ornate silver swan-neck handle with pierced back plates and centred by an oval medallion engraved with the crest of a bird with outstretched wings above an engraved initial 'A', the interior fitted with twin removable satinwood and tin foil lined caddies either side of a later glass mixing bowl, the lid and sides decorated with snakewood banded compartments each centred by an oval amboyna panel.

English, circa 1770

Height: 6 in; 15.5 cm
Width: 12 in; 31 cm
Depth: 6 in; 15.5 cm