A 19th Century Shaped Octagonal Chinese Export Chinoiserie Tea Caddy No. 3503

A 19th Century Shaped Octagonal Chinese Export Chinoiserie Tea Caddy No. 3503 A 19th Century Shaped Octagonal Chinese Export Chinoiserie Tea Caddy No. 3503
France 03503-M0056

A 19th Century Shaped Octagonal Chinese Export Chinoiserie Tea Caddy, created for the French market but in the English style, with its original key and embellished with intricate penwork in varying tones of gold and polychrome depicting pavilions, tea rituals and farming, the interior fitted with two lidded tin compartments, one for green tea and one for black, and the whole raised on dragon feet

Height: 5 3/4"; Width: 8 3/4"; Depth: 6"
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