Sheffield Plate Oval Tea Caddy Antique Georgian c1790

Piers Rankin

PRA08017.w

A lovely antique Sheffield plate tea caddy with lock but no key to safely store what used to be a very expensive commodity in the 18th C. Georgian c1790. Nice scroll decoration on rim and base and a movable top ring.

Dimensions width 12 cm or 4.75 inches depth 9 cm or 3.5 inches, height 9.5 cm or 3.75 inches.

Weight 330 grams or 212 pennyweight.