18 - 19 January 2007
A SILVER TEA CADDY
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1854-1870
Of rectangular basket form, with beaded borders, the body and two hinged covers engraved with palmette border, with beaded angular handle, the interior with two compartments, one side engraved G.B.A. to L.A., marked on base
6 1/8 in. long; 23 oz. 10 dwt.
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Another Tiffany & Co. tea caddy with two compartments, made in the late 1860s, is illustrated in Charles Carpenter, Tiffany Silver, 1997, p. 65.
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