tea caddy

silversmith: Henry Cowper (English, b.1736, d.1803)

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tea caddy, serpentine body with a vacant shield cartouche and foliate engraved borders, the cover with a pineapple finial.
Maker and role
silversmith: Henry Cowper (English, b.1736, d.1803)
Production place
London, England
Production date
Media description
sterling silver
overall 170; body 102 x 145 x 110 mm
Credit line
bequest of Mr. Clive Hele (Roger) Brookes, Melbourne, 2021, in memory of his parents Sir Wilfred Deakin Brookes, CBE, DSO, AE and Mrs. Betty (née Heal) Brookes
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell and a specified fund established from the Estate of Mr. Clive Hele (Roger) Brookes.
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