A Georgian Old Sheffield Plate Tea Caddy

This charming little Old Sheffield Plate tea caddy was made circa 1800 and is of lovely quality and design. It has the most stunning antique patina, and is crisp, elegant yet understated.

It stands 4 inches tall and is 2x3 inches wide. It is in super condition. It has a few very light dings which only show up on very close inspection, and only at all because of the plainness of the surfaces.

A beautiful Old Sheffield Plate Tea Canister.

Type: Tea Caddy
Function: Teaware
Country: England

Price: £ 185 GBP

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