A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET, THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1746
A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET, THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1746
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A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET, THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1746

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET, THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1746

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET, THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1746


comprising a pair of caddies with sliding bases and covers and a sugar box with sliding cover, all finely chased with rococo ornament on matted and pricked scalework grounds and engraved with arms and crest in drapery cartouches, with folding shell finials, the sugar box on bracket feet with trefid ends

marked on bases and covers

39 oz 15 dwt

1238 g

height 4¾ in.

12 cm

Condition Report

One caddy with small scratch on side, otherwise good, chasing and engraving crisp, all high quality.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

The Lipton Collection

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, November 20, 1964, with brochure

Private Collector, Brazil

Exhibited

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1953

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 1954

William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO, 1955

Henry Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, 1956

Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, 1958

Literature

The Magazine Antiques, December 1952

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Blayney, co. Montgomery. 


A similar set, but with an oblong sugar box, by Elizabeth Godfrey, is at Colonial Williamsburg (accession no. 1937-153).

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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