Fabulous Dutch silver tea caddy, ca. 1900. Rare armoire form with side-hinged cover. Sumptuous Neoclassical cabinetry details include monopodia supports, ram's head mounts, and lion couchant feet. Sides and back plain. Overall great character with a practical use. Guaranteed to keep the precious leaves fresh. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x W (lion to lion) 6 1/2 in. Weight: 15 troy ounces. BO200