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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    A GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDY

    MARK OF JAMES SEABROOK, LONDON, 1717

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    A GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDY
    MARK OF JAMES SEABROOK, LONDON, 1717
    With pull-off cover and bombé sides, engraved with a contemporary Baroque armorial on one side and a later early 19th century armorial on the other, the underside of base engraved with scratch-weight 6 oz. 6 dt
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
    6 oz. (186 gr.)
    The contemporary armorial possibly depicts the ancient arms of Gaunt, Pembridge or Poynings.


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