19th Century Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Chinioserie Tea Caddy Dublin 1896 John Morton

£ 2,500.00

Sterling silver Chinioserie Irish slide top tea caddy Dublin 1896.



This is a fabulous Victorian tea caddy  beautifully chased to all four sides in the Chinoiserie taste. The two larger sides are chased with a Chinese tea planter picking leaves and placing them into a woven basket. The planter is looked over by a well textured tiger’s mask. The other two sides show a Chinese pagoda within a scroll framework. The slide top cover is decorated is crowned with a stylish figural finial.


Weight:  13.9 troy ounces/435 grams

Height:  6.5 inches/16.5cm (foot to top of finial)

Width:  4 inches/10cm

Depth:  3 inches/7.6cm

Note:  Probably made by John Morton.

Condition:  Excellent throughout

Price:  £2500