A SET OF THREE GEORGE II ROCOCO SILVER TEA CADDIES
MARK OF FREDERICK VONHAM, LONDON, 1759
Of bombé form, with waisted sides chased in relief with architecture and foliage, on one side an arch centred by a seated mandarin, front and back with crested cartouche, the pull-off covers applied with twin finials, the larger one with two seated children, the two smaller with a seated child and a bird perched upon a leafy branch
Largest 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high
25.25 oz. (785 gm.)
Christie's, London, 12 July 1983, lot 211.