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    Maker unidentified, London, England, circa 1769-1770
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), TB, O
    5-5/8 x 4 x 2-3/4 inches (14.3 x 10.2 x 7.0 cm) (tea caddy)
    20.14 troy ounces (silver weight)

    The rose wood box opens to quilted interior lid, base fitted to hold cut glass mixing bowl at center, flanked by a pair of shaped rectangular footed caddies, bowed side and front with bead and real bands, canted corners with corn flower drops to foliate scroll feet, top continuing curves of sides with conforming lid crowned with cast foliate finial, crest engraved to lid and contemporary coat of arms to caddy front.

    Condition Report*: minor dents to back of each caddy, one caddy with dent and pin dent to curvilinear rim, silver with surface scratches commensurate with age,  Repaired break to cut glass mixing bowl (not expertly executed), also some loss to upper edge.  Box with wear to interior velevet lining.  Box does not have a key, lever was set to lock so extends down so that box does not currently close.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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