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Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Tea Chest With Silver Caddies - circa 1750 India

Width 28.00inch [71.12cm]
Height 6.75inch [17.14cm]
Depth 6.50inch [cm]
Medium Wood, Bone, Silver
Description Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Tea Chest with inlaid, engraved & lac filled bone decoration of flowing floral patterns, stands on bracket feet, all applied to a padouk wood carcass. Adorned with fabulous engraved floral indian silver side handles, the ornate front escutcheon engraved with Gandaberunda the double headed eagle, a Hindu mythological bird.

The interior of this fabulous Indian Tea Chest has three compartments to the front and a narrow compartment to the back which houses the silver mote spoon. The Vizagapatam tea chest contains a set of three George II sterling silver tea caddies, by London silversmith "Pierre Gillois", dated 1754 / 55 / 56: of bombe shaped with shallow domed lift-off lid and strawberry finial, the waisted bodies with chased scroll decoration raised on curved shell feet.

This very rare Anglo Indian Tea Chest comes complete with a fully working lock & tasselled key.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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gbp 18500.00 (Pound Sterling)
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