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Bamboo Skin Tea Caddy

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
881
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Bamboo Skin Tea Caddy, China, 19th century, of faceted hexagonal shape, carved to one side with a lone pine tree growing from a rock imitating ink painting, the reverse carved with inscription, signed "Men ren Cai Jin," ht. 6 in.
Estimate $100-150

Trace of old paper lable to the base, cracks to the lid, minor loss to the corner

Keywords

Tea Caddy, China, Cai Jin, Bamboo, Teaware

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