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
    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
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