Victorian sterling silver tea caddy by Samuel Hayne & Dudley Carter, London, 1840.
A stunning silver tea caddy with the surface embellished with impressive chased and embossed scrolling floral and foliate decoration. The caddy has a hinged lid with silver topped wooden finial. It is supported by four impressive chased foliate decorated feet. The interior of the caddy still has the original locking mechanism and gilding. A must have in any silver collection!
Weight: 615 grams
Dimensions: 14cm x 12cm - length by width at the widest part
16cm - height to the top of the finial
Maker: Samuel Hayne & Dudley Carter