Three Painted Tole Tea Canisters, England, 19th century, a pair of red painted cylindrical forms printed with Chinese figures, signed G. Pairman Newcastle, ht. 17 1/2 in.; and a green painted rectangle printed with Chinese characters, manufactured by Parnall & Sons, Bristol, ht. 12 in.
one of the red canisters with a large dent to one side, and smaller dent to front edge. all with some minor paint loss and possible paint touch-ups.