ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY SET, W FOUNTAIN c.1812

ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY SET, W FOUNTAIN c.1812

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19th Century Georgian solid silver set of very large tea caddy set, with hinged and latched covers, one set with cast handles of oriental mermen, the bodies all chased and embossed with chinoiserie scenes among ornate foliate scrolls, set with seated figural finials, each raised on four paw feet embellished with bearded masks, richly gilt. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1812 (R), Maker's mark WF for William Fountain.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A4002

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century extremely rare Georgian Solid Silver set of very large tea caddy set, with hinged and latched covers, one set with cast handles of oriental mermen, the bodies all chased and embossed with chinoiserie scenes among ornate foliate scrolls, set with seated figural finials, each raised on four paw feet embellished with bearded masks, richly gilt. Engraved with GG on the lids and a coat of arms to the body of Grenfell of Taplow Court, Buckinghamshire, impaling Molyneux of Charles Pascoe Grenfell, who was a British businessman and Liberal Party Politician (1790-1867), second son of Pascoe Grenfell (1761-1838).

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1812 (R), Maker's mark WF (William Fountain).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage.

CADDY 1 WITH HANDLES

Height: 17cm
Width: 14 x 19cm
Weight: 783g

CADDY 2

Height: 15cm
Width: 13.5cm
Weight: 496g

CADDY 3

Height: 15cm
Width: 13.5cm
Weight: 498g