13 March 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 822
USD 200 - USD 300
AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED TEA CADDY
Marked James W. Tufts, Boston, 1875-1915
The removable square caddy set in a frame of simulated bamboo, the sides of the caddy engraved with Japanesque scenes of birds and foliage, the removable cover similarly engraved with a swinging Oriental figure and the handle formed as bamboo.
5¼in. (13cm.) high in stand.
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For a three piece tea service in the same pattern, please refer to Charles L. Venable Silver in America, 1994, figure 6.56, page 185.
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