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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 544

    A GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDY

    MARK OF ELIZABETH GODFREY, LONDON, 1758

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDY
    MARK OF ELIZABETH GODFREY, LONDON, 1758
    Of bombé form, with four scroll feet, the detachable cover with leaf finial, body repoussé chased with scrolls, shells, flora with cartouches each enclosing a coat-of-arms, marked under body and on the inside rim of the cover
    5½ in. (14 cm.)
    10 oz. (320 g.)
    The arms are those of Brown or Browne impaling Cater


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