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BN736

Japonesque sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Drum form with domed cover and lotus finial. Ornament applied to butler-finished ground: Modishly exotic figures, including a parasol-carrying geisha, barelegged farmer, and tunic-clad axman, stroll through a bamboo forest. Bamboo-style monogram integrated into overall design. Interior lightly gilt. Union Square hallmark (1870-5) with pattern no. 2685. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 7 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BQ454

Edwardian sterling silver tea caddy. Made by George Fox in London in 1909. Shaped and rectilinear with corner scrolled bracket feet and hinged cover with finial. Chased and repousse ornament. On front and back, a bosomy lady is shaded by a parasol amidst luxuriant fronds. More fronds and asymmetrical cartouches (vacant) on sides. Cover has leaf finial mounted to rectangular tablet surrounded by scrolls and shells Mid-eighteenth-century exuberance with a touch of exoticism. Richly gilt interior.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BQ425

Chinese export silver tea caddy, ca 1900. Baluster with drum-form neck and cover. Chased and repousse bamboo and blossoming prunus branches on stippled ground. Plain band at shoulder. Also plain are foot rim, neck, and cover sides. Cover top has circular frame (vacant). Fully marked with Chinese characters and letters HC for Hung Chong, who was active in Canton and Shanghai. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BQ425

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BN598

Aesthetic sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Globular with short neck, interior cap, and snug-fitting cover. Acid-etched ornament heightened with engraving: Naturalistic plants (including thistles, daisies, and ferns) and loose, fluid scrollwork with cloud motif. A wonderful memento from Tiffany’s journey down the road to abstraction. Hallmark includes pattern no. 4824 (first produced in 1877) and director’s letter M (1873-1891). Very good definition and... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BM743

Neoclassical silver tea caddy. Made by Papus & Dautun in Lausanne, ca 1780. Rectilinear with concave corners. Short neck with snug-fitting cover. Engraved wave, pointille, and dentil ornament. Restrained and functional – guaranteed to keep the precious leaves fresh. Hallmarked. Nice form and patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 2 5/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. BM743

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BO239

German Rococo 800 silver tea caddy, ca. 1900. Pleasing bombe form with snug-fitting bun cover. Low-relief scene on front and back of musician serenading a courting couple. On sides a fox looks up at a perched bird (possibly inspired by Aesop's Fox and Crow). On cover a seated falconer. Spread foot with scrolls and flowers. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina and detail.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 3 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BO239

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
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