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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    A GEORGE III OAK AND SHELL-WORK TEA-CADDY

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III OAK AND SHELL-WORK TEA-CADDY
    CIRCA 1765
    With domed lid encrusted with shells and fragments of minerals, with a hinged lid, stamped '1701,' repairs to back edge of lid
    6½ in. (17 cm.) high; 10½ in. (27 cm.) wide; 5½ in. (14 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Asprey & Company, 30 November 1978.