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Large Tea Caddy

Auction:
2482
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

Large Tea Caddy, China, 19th century, Asian hardwood box with hinged lid, brass swing handles on sides, the interior fitted with three large rectangular lift-out lead cannisters, with covers and interior lids with paper labels, (imperfections), ht. 11, wd. 19, dp. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

The box with moisture stains, two large shrinkage cracks on lid, loss along left side bottom edge.

Keywords

Tea Caddy, China, Teaware

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