A George I silver Tea Caddy.
A George I silver Tea Caddy, London 1720, Thomas Folkingham, engraved with a contemporary coat-of-arms.
For a matching caddy see Sotheby’s London, 02/06/1992, lot 192, the weight of that caddy being catalogued as 328g or 10oz 11dwt.
This caddy also struck with later French tax marks.
Good with minor surface marking.
Height – 12.70 cm.; Width – 8.20 cm.; Depth – 5.90 cm.; Weight – 329 gms.