Tea caddy

Object Number: 
1983.10a-c
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the lid: "M c M" in script stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 7623 MAKERS 5807/ STERLING SILVER" 925-1000/ M"
Description: 
Seamed silver tea caddy; circular body with straight sides and repoussé chased dancing female figures in Classical costumes (togas); plain bands applied around the base and below the slightly convex shoulder; high, vertically applied rim with inner bezel; flat, circular inner lid with a circular finial; circular outer lid or cap with a reeded and floral band applied around the edge; top of lid engraved, "M c M" in script; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group