• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER OCTAGONAL TEA CADDIES

    MARK OF JOHN NEWTON, LONDON, 1731

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER OCTAGONAL TEA CADDIES
    MARK OF JOHN NEWTON, LONDON, 1731
    Later chased with foliate scrolls and flower-heads around rococo cartouches, one side embellished with fish-scale decoration, the other engraved with initials CH, both with slide-off covers and pull-off caps
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
    12.5 oz. (388 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Possibly Catherine Heron, née Gregge-Hopwood, wife of General Peter Heron (1770-1849) of Moor Hall, Cheshire.