ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY SET, T HEMING c.1762

ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY SET, T HEMING c.1762

14,595.00

18th Century George II Rococo silver set of three tea caddy's, of rectangular form, profusely embossed in the Chinoiserie style, the panels depicting c-scrolls and flowers surrounding Chinese figures, lions and pagodas, pull-off and hinged lid with cast figural finials. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1762 (G), Maker's mark TH for Thomas Heming.
 

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4267

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 18th Century exceptionally rare George II Rococo Solid Silver set of three tea caddy's, of rectangular form, profusely embossed in the Chinoiserie style, the panels depicting c-scrolls and flowers surrounding Chinese figures, lions and pagodas, pull-off and hinged lid with cast figural finials.

Such Chinoiserie tea caddies became particularly popular in the mid-18th century with the Huguenot silversmiths, such as Paul de Lamerie who was greatly inspired by the exotic far east designs.

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1762 (G), Maker's mark TH (Thomas Heming, a very important silversmith of the mid-18th century).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE 1

Height: 14cm
Width: 10 x 7cm
Weight: 344g

SIZE 2

Height: 14cm
Width: 10 x 7cm
Weight: 358g

SIZE 3

Height: 14.3cm
Width: 10 x 8cm
Weight: 410g