A COPPER AND SILVER TEA CADDY
Mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, 1882
The copper baluster-form body applied with silver fish, seaweed and a crab, the domed cover applied with a silver dolphin on wave-capped base, the base engraved with monogram IAB, marked on base, also stamped CUIVRE
A similar copper tea caddy, applied with silver foliage and insects is illustrated in Charles Carpenter, Gorham Silver, rev. ed., 1997, Plate IV.