A SET OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDIES of rectangular bombe form, the covers with pinecone finials, on pierced and shaped feet, crested, by Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London 1770, contained in a fitted silver mounted tortoiseshell box, with domed top, the mounts pierced and engraved with crowned lions rampant and with foliate pierced angles and hasp, on claw and ball feet, central caddy 12.5cm high, 22oz overall, box 22.5cm wide
Condition report: some old splits and cracks to the tortoiseshell, including to the back of lid by the hinge. Repair to the front right corner edge of the lid. The caddies have some small dents and knocks, and the lid of the largest is slightly depressed. Marks all clear.