Description: A VICTORIAN SILVER TEA CADDY, JOHN EDWARD TERREY, LONDON, 1846
of shouldered oblong form, the sides and hinged lid richly embossed and chased with flowers, foliage, scrolls and matting above four cast supports, engraved on one side with a crest, the interior with detachable divider, the underside engraved 'FLOWER / Silversmith / LIVERPOOL'
16.7cm wide, 887gr (28oz 10dwt)
Edward Flower of 77 and 79 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, is recorded at this address with his family in the 1851 Census as a 'Silversmith & Jeweller Master employing 5 persons.' He subsequently moved his business to Bold Street, Liverpool, before retiring to Cheltenham, where he died at the age of seventy-three on 9 June 1873.
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