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A COPPER AND SILVER TEA CADDY
A COPPER AND SILVER TEA CADDY

MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1882

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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
4½in. high

Lot Essay

A similar copper tea caddy, applied with silver foliage and insects is illustrated in Charles Carpenter, Gorham Silver, rev. ed., 1997, Plate IV.
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