A mid 19th century lacquer tea caddy
A mid 19th century lacquer tea caddy
A mid 19th century lacquer tea caddy
A mid 19th century lacquer tea caddy

A mid 19th century lacquer tea caddy

c. 1850 China

Offered by Cave Decorative Arts

£1,200 gbp
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A rare Chinese tea caddy of rectangular shape decorated with stylised lotus borders and chevron patterns in gilt lacquer on a black background, the interior fitted with four engraved double-lidded paktong tea cannisters, decorated with animals and birds amidst floral decoration, the original paper labels attached inside the lid, for keeping ‘Pekoe’, ‘Hyson’, ‘Gunpowder’ and ‘Souchong’ teas and further inscribed with ‘Fils de France, 1st Chop Extra’.
Dimensions
Height 12.50 cm (4.92 inches)
Width 25.00 cm (9.84 inches)
Depth 20.00 cm (7.87 inches)
Stock Code
D030
Cave Decorative Arts

Cave Decorative Arts
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W11 4AP
England

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