Lovely Antique French Silver Tea Caddy by Ytasse & Fourneret

Lovely Antique French Silver Tea Caddy by Maîtres Orfèvres Ytasse & Fourneret.
This charming and very rare Tea Caddy in the Louis XV Style showcases a lovely décor of seashells and flower garlands.
The Stopper shows an acanthus leaves cross.
Tea caddies were a rarity in France, hence the importance of our lovely item which is in perfect condition…
A rare find.

The Hallmark is Minerve 1 -1st title (950/1000)– 1838/1919 – Paris

The Makers Mark is for Ytasse & Fourneret which was registered on January 27th 1897
It shows their initials separated by a standing sheep.
They were located 17 rue Reaumur in Paris.