Decorative Continental Silver Tea Caddy with Scenes of Courting Couples

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A decorative antique continental silver tea caddy with a 1904 London import mark featuring scenes of courting couples.

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ImporterJohn George Piddlington, London
Date1904
Height14cm (5.5")
Width8.9cm (3.5")
Depth7cm (2.75")
Weight211g

Description

A decorative continental antique silver tea caddy, possibly Dutch or German, with a 1904 London import mark. This bombe shaped tea caddy has a pull-off lid and a lion finial. The body has repousse chasing of four different scenes of courting couples intwined with scrolling and floral decoration. Hallmarked on the lid and neck.