A very rare, bright cut engraved, large double tea caddy. The caddy is oval in shape with concaved panels. The panels have bright cut engraved lower and upper borders with alternate fluted panels for decoration. The handle of the caddy is fixed with fluting and foliage. The lid is double-sided, hinged, and has bands of bright cut decoration throughout. An extremely elegant piece of craftsmanship.
Maker: John Edwards III
Origin: London 1796
Weight: 27 Troy ounces/840 grams
Height: 8 inches/20 cm from foot to top of the handle
Length: 7.3 inches/18.5 cm
Width: 4.5 inches/12 cm
Condition: Very good. Correctly hallmarked throughout.