Intricately Painted Large English Lacquered Tea Caddy

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An unusually large 1823 English Regency Chinese export black, gold and red lacquered tea caddy, of octagonal shape, with each faceted side featuring a reserve with scholars and beauties on a garden terrace and auspicious zoomorphs accented with scrolling tendrils, the interior fitted with dual engraved tin compartments each with bone pulls and double seals, one for black tea and one for green, raised on winged dragon feet and in superb condition. Measures: Height 7.5"; width 13.75"; depth 11.25".
Details
Of the Period
Regency
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Papier Mâché
Lacquer
Brass
Condition
Excellent. Item #02877.
Dimensions
7.5 in. H x 13.75 in. W x 11.25 in. D
19 cm H x 35 cm W x 29 cm D
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U120430920972
Address
C. Mariani Antiques, Restoration & Custom
1301 Harrison St.
San Francisco CA 94103
US
(415) 870-8722
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