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A Pair of George III Silver-Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Chinese Export Lacquered Box, Michael Starkey, London, 1810

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from a Canadian Private Collection

A Pair of George III Silver-Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Chinese Export Lacquered Box, Michael Starkey, London, 1810

A Pair of George III Silver-Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Chinese Export Lacquered Box, Michael Starkey, London, 1810

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from a Canadian Private Collection


A Pair of George III Silver-Gilt Tea Caddies in Fitted Chinese Export Lacquered Box, Michael Starkey, London, 1810

in the manner of Paul de Lamerie, chased and engraved with strapwork, shells, fish scales, and lion masks, the sliding covers with acorn finials; in a contemporary fitted box decorated in black and gold lacquer with architectural scenes within oval reserves and scrolling foliage and grapevine within panels, silver hinges, with key

caddies marked on bases and undersides of covers, box marked GH on hinges


19 oz 10 dwt

610 g

height of caddy 4 7/8 in.; length of box 8 3/8 in.

12.5 cm; 21.3 cm

Caddies in good condition The case with some cracks in lacquer and some losses along the angles.


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Sotheby's New York, April 5, 2007, lot 367