This lovely porcelain tea caddy is an antique piece, probably French, very reminiscent of Worcester pieces that were decorated in London at the studio of James Giles. Giles purchased white pieces from the factory in Worcester and he decorated them with his own patterns in London. This piece might be by Edme Samson’s factory, dating to around 1890. It’s a delightful piece and would be quite a standout in any collection. It stands six and three-quarter inches high and the gold edge of the lid has been repainted so there is some repair underneath, probably a chip. No damage shows under the edge.
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