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A PAIR OF LARGE GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDIES
A PAIR OF LARGE GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDIES

MAKER'S MARK OF JOHN FARNELL, LONDON, 1716

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A PAIR OF LARGE GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDIES Maker's Mark of John Farnell, London, 1716 Each octagonal, with a cylindrical neck and domed cover, the front engraved with a coat-of-arms, helm and crest in elaborate baroque mantling, the inside of one sliding base with scratched inscription, the other base scratched holds .1/3 of a pound; marked on body and under base 5.5/8in. (14.3cm.); 21oz. 10dwt. (683gr.) Farnell, John (2)
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S.J. Shrubsole

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The inscription scratched on the interior reads; "This tea Caddie was given by Mrs. Fuller to her daughter Eliza wife of WM. Churton, & by her was transmitted to her daughter Eliza wife of H.P. Churton m. 1852, who in turn left it to her son Henry Churton AD 1878"

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