A very elegant oval 18th century tea caddy with a central contemporary crest set inside a shield surrounded by ornate bright cut decoration. Above and below this is a stylish Greek key gallery for highlights/lowlights. The lid is hinged with a beautiful foliate style finial and the outer section has an additional gallery of Greek key engraving.
Weight: 11 troy ounces/354 grams
Length: 5 inches/12.5cm
Height: 4 inches/10cm
Depth: 3.5 inches/9cm