Asian 700 - 800 grade silver tea caddy with ornately chased scroll work, deer, birds and a house on a 6 lobed paneled body having a conforming circular lid with a pie crust rim and a silver plated cast robed figure with outstretched arms.
It is not unusual to find a plated cast figure on a solid silver body such as this native made box if Indian origin, c.1900.
Weighing 237 grams or 7.6 ozs. Troy, this whimsical and useful tea caddy box is 7" tall and 3 3/4" in diameter and is clean, inside and out.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Item ID: r2456
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