Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → A North German Rococo tea caddy
Tönning, around 1760/80. Silver, stamped with Tönning assay mark and MM.: 'BE'. A tea caddy of typical north german shape. Body with fine engravings of galant rococo szenes. On ottom with old point engravings. (Comp. Stierling, Goldschmiedezeichen von Altona bis Tondern, p. 282). H. 14 cm, weight c. 185 g. - Provenance: Private Collection Schleswig-Holstein.