American Victorian Furniture at Beyond Expression Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1396076
Beyond Expression Antiques
Rare English George III tea caddy, made of sterling silver by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard I in 1808. It has a handle with a double lid, so its divided into two parts, each of which has a lock on it. It does not have a key, but since its over 210 years old, I don't expect the key to be there. The lid of each side is engraved with what appears to be an owl with a crown on its head, and the whole tea caddy sits on four balled feet...