A Victorian silver tea caddy, Josiah Williams & Co, London 1...
A Victorian silver tea caddy, Josiah Williams & Co, London 1892, of compressed form with fluted decoration, pull off cover, 9.5cm high, together with a George V silver tea caddy, George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, Chester 1912, 8cm high, gross weight 7.24ozt (2)
Fluted example: Heavy denting throughout, mostly concentrated to the highpoints of the decoration. There is a small split to one recess point on the body, with possible signs of repair in the same area. Scratching and wear throughout.
Oval example: Moderate denting to the body. Light scratching throughout. Moderate wear and loss of definition to the engraved detail, beaded borders and the hallmarks. No splitting or signs of repair.
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