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    A Gorham Mfg. Co. Hammered Silver and Mixed Metals Tea Caddy Retailed by J.E. Caldwell & Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1881
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), J.E. CALDWELL & CO., STERLING, 135, N
    4-1/4 x 2-1/2 inches (10.8 x 6.4 cm)
    6.5 ounces (gross)

    Property from the Collection of Dr. James Young

    The hand-hammered tea caddy with applied holly sprig and copper berries spiraling up tapering conical body, applied cast mouse-form finial to lid, monogrammed DEF to bottom.



    Condition Report*: Pin dents and slight pushes to the lip and rim, shallow dent to the lid, otherwise surface scratches commensurate with polishing.
    *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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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