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A George III Silver Tea Caddy and Covered Sugar Bowl in Fitted Box
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5,0007,000
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172
A George III Silver Tea Caddy and Covered Sugar Bowl in Fitted Box
Estimate
5,0007,000
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A George III Silver Tea Caddy and Covered Sugar Bowl in Fitted Box
the caddy rectangular, engraved with initials MC in foliate reserve flanked by crossed palms, hinged flat-domed cover with pinecone finial, base with maker's mark only and engraved weight 12=6, William and Aaron Lestourgeon, London, circa 1770; the sugar bowl of slightly bellied form with applied gadrooned borders, body and cover with matching initials, pinecone finial, marked on base of bowl and cover, Edward Aldridge, London, 1770; fitted in fishskin-covered wood box lined in red velvet accentuated by gilt metal braided cording, silver handle and mount engraved to match
height of caddy 5 3/4 in.; length of box 9in.
14.6cm, 22.9cm
23oz 16dwt excluding box
740g
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Important English and European Furniture, Silver, Porcelain and Carpets

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