Lacquered tea caddy. Canton, Late 19th Century


Black-lacquered caddy with polychrome and gilt decoration of figures in gardens and facing chimeras, atop four small gilt wood feet. Concealing two metal tea caddies with engraved decoration fitted with ivory button grasps.

Canton, Late 19th Century

Height: 14,5 cm (5-3/4 in.) - Width: 22,5 cm (8-3/4 in.) - Depth: 17 cm (6-2/3 in.)

Missing enclosure latch and one metal lid, crack on lid’s interior

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014050893