3053
3053
An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Kennard & Jenks, Boston, 1876-1880
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
3053
An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Kennard & Jenks, Boston, 1876-1880
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York

An American Silver Japanese Style Tea Caddy, Kennard & Jenks, Boston, 1876-1880
of cube form, the sides bright-cut and engraved with diagonal bands of stylized fans, sparrows, reeds and prunus, the lift-off cover with matching diagonal bands enclosing trellis, one corner mounted with an owl with yellow enamel eyes, another corner with a mouse
marked on base
height 4 7/8 in.
12.3cm
12oz 6dwt
384g
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Catalogue Note

Edward Kennard and Lewis Jenks went into partnership in 1876, and produced the only Japanese-style Aesthetic movement silver in Boston.  The firm was bought by Gorham in 1880, who moved the plant to Providence and incorporated it into their own production.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York