11-08-2009 11-08-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2482 Boston
November 8, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

Gilt-decorated Lacquerware Tea Caddy

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 08, 2009 11:00AM


Gilt-decorated Lacquerware Tea Caddy, China, 19th century, rectangular box with brass swing handles, hinged lid opening to two rectangular and one round lead cannister with engraved decoration, the exterior and interior center panel decorated with courtly figures, the background with flowers, leaves, and dragons with floral and leafy borders, (shrinkage crack along rear top of lid), ht. 7, wd. 13 3/4, dp. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

One handle with solder repair, missing one cannister lid and interior lid, small loss to rt. front corner.


Tea Caddy, China