An 18th century Dutch Toy Tea Caddy.
An 18th century Dutch Toy Caddy, Amsterdam, by Arnold van Geffen, circa 1750. The panels of the caddy are chased with classical scenes on the front and back, with foliate scrollwork on the sides, and doves of peace on the shoulders. The pull-off lid is ornamented with a rose. Struck with the maker’s mark to the base and the town mark without date letter to the interior neck.
Height – 4.50 cm.; Width – 3.30 cm.; Depth – 2.20 cm.; Weight – 26.40 gms.