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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 229

    A GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDY**

    MARK OF JOHN ROBINS, LONDON, 1796

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    A GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDY**
    MARK OF JOHN ROBINS, LONDON, 1796
    Fluted oval, the fluted sides bright-cut and engraved with two bands of leaf and flower design, keyhole on top band, domed cover with stained ivory finial, body bright-cut and engraved with a coat-of-arms and on reverse with a crest, marked on base and cover
    5½ in. (14 cm.) long; 16 oz. (510 gr.) gross weight


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