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Black Tea Brick

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1232
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Black Tea Brick, China, 20th century, the compressed black tea impressed on one side with five stars 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 separated into sixteen rectangular reserves decorated with endless knots, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-400


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Keywords

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

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