02-03-2014 02-03-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2701M Marlborough
February 3, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Tea Brick

$861$700
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2701M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Tea Brick, China, mid-20th century, rectangular, one side with five stars impressed above a memorial arch flanked by tea trees, below with the characters "Zhongguo cha ye gongsi" (Chinese Tea Company) and "zhao li qiao zhuan cha chang zhi zao" (Made by Zhao Li Qiao Tea Brick Factory), reverse with sixteen endless knots each in a rectangular reserve, 3/4 x 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

in good condition but brittle with some details flaking away.


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Keywords

Tea Brick, Chinese Tea Company, China, Zhao Li Qiao Tea Brick Factory