London, South Kensington
11 June 2003
A Dutch Silver Tea Caddy
Mark of Theodorus Gerardus Bentveld, Amsterdam, 1817, also marked with later English import marks
the shaped tapering oblong caddy supported on a slightly spreading base with four ball feet, the hinged cover with a lock and a square disc finial - 12cm. (4¾in.) wide, 10.5oz. (325gr.) gross.
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Please note: this lot is illustrated as the second item from the left in the illustration on page 21 and is incorrectly numbered.
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