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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 572

    A SET OF THREE GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDIES WITH EIGHT TEA-SPOONS AND A PAIR OF SUGAR-TONGS EN SUITE

    THE CADDIES WITH MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND JOHN STAMPER OVERSTRIKING THAT OF PETER ARCHAMBO AND PETER MEURE, LONDON, 1753, THE TEA-SPOONS AND SUGAR-TONGS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1753

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF THREE GEORGE II SILVER TEA-CADDIES WITH EIGHT TEA-SPOONS AND A PAIR OF SUGAR-TONGS EN SUITE
    THE CADDIES WITH MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND JOHN STAMPER OVERSTRIKING THAT OF PETER ARCHAMBO AND PETER MEURE, LONDON, 1753, THE TEA-SPOONS AND SUGAR-TONGS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1753
    The caddies each bombé and with hinged covers, the sides finely cast and chased with chinoiserie figures within fanciful landscapes and on matted ground, with eight tea-spoons and a pair of sugar-tongs cast as branches, the tea caddies engraved with a coat-of-arms, the tea caddies marked underneath, all contained in a George III string-banded flame mahogany case with silver feet and handle, the interior velvet lined, the silver hinges marked for London, 1805
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
    63 oz. (1,946 gr.)
    The arms are those of FitzHerbert.


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