Antique Silver George III Tea Caddy made in 1794


A good quality late 18th century tea caddy which is of serpentine shape and has delicate hand engraved borders.

Date 1794
Made By John Denziloe
Location London
Stock Number W23x2
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Maker: John Denziloe

A good quality late 18th century tea caddy which is of serpentine shape and has delicate hand engraved borders.

The caddy is surmounted by an Adam style urn finial and still retains its original lock and key.

It remains in excellent condition.

Dimensions: height 15 cm, length 13.5 cm, width (without key) 9 cm; weight 13.75 troy oz.

John Denziloe

John Denziloe (or Denzilow), son of a Dorset haberdasher. Denziloe was apprenticed to Charles Wright in January 1765. He became free of the Goldsmiths’ Company in 1772 and entered his mark as a plateworker two years later.

His career spanned about 30 years. He was recorded at an Aldersgate Street address from 1774 to 1802.

Denziloe produced a limited quantity of domestic plate in an elegantly restrained Adam style. His pieces are usually plain, or, if flat-chased, with large undecorated areas – the emphasis being on shape and proportion.

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