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Chinese Export Painted and Gilt Lacquer Tea Caddy

Auction:
2509
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Chinese Export Painted and Gilt Lacquer Tea Caddy, 19th century, rectangular caddy with hinged lid, the exterior decorated with figures processing tea leaves, the interior fitted with a pewter container with hinged lid, engraved with a figure, (minor paint wear), ht. 3 1/2, wd. 6 3/8, dp. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Tea Caddy, figures processing tea leaves, Lacquer, Tea, Teaware

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