Victorian Silver & Faux Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy Chester 1901
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Victorian Silver & Faux Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy Chester 1901:
Victorian SILVER & faux TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY Chester 1901 Description
Superb sterling silver and tortoiseshell tea caddy. The shell body with vacant silver shield cartouche.
Assay marks for Chester dating to 1895 and the silversmiths mark of Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Shepherd
Measures 4¼ inchesHigh, weighs 3.3 troy oz ( 102 gram )
The photographs do not do this lovely caddy justice, a very attracive and rare piece.
The shell is in perfect condition, the silver has a couple of very tiny dings,please view supersize images to satisfy yourself on condition and style.
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The majority of the items that I list are antique or vintage items and as such are liable to have some wear commensurate with age and use. The images used are of the actual items for sale, I would kindly ask you to take some time to study the images to satisfy yourself on condition and style. Should my description be proven to be misleading I will gladly refund the item purchase cost, providing you contact me within 24 hrs of receipt of items to report a problem and upon return of the item in its original packaging and in the condition it was dispatched
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