Description: An exquisite late Victorian Irish silver oblong baluster tea caddy featuring chased floral and fluted detailing with gadroon border. The push-fit lid has a gadroon decorated rim, reflecting the style of the gadroon decorated lower border. This is an extremely well crafted piece, by a famous maker in excellent condition. A very good gauge of silver, always testimony of fine quality.
Dimensions: Width 9cm/3.5″ at widest point. 6cm/ 2.36″ at base. Height 13.8cm/5.1″ to top of finial.
Weight: 4.38 Troy Oz/136g.
Maker: Prolific Dublin maker Langley Archer West, College Green, Dublin
Origin: Assayed in London 1894.