An Early 19th Century Chinese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy No. 4563

An Early 19th Century Chinese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy No. 4563 An Early 19th Century Chinese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy No. 4563
England 04563-M0057

An Early 19th Century Chinese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy of the most intricate and minute penwork executed with a single bristle brush, fitted internally with elaborately etched metal canisters and lids, the exterior decorated in gold landscape scenes of figures and birds with a hinged top opening to a lacquered interior fitted with two removable metal tea tins decorated with geometric patterns and each tin with two lids (each with one functional lid sitting beneath a decorative lid), and with the whole raised on four claw feet

Height: 5 1/2"; Width: 9 1/4"; Depth: 6 1/2"
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