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Item Details

Lot #695
DepartmentExport
Sold For$2,300.00(hammer price)
 $2,760.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 23, 2019

Description

GILT AND BLACK LACQUER BOMBÉ-FORM CHINESE EXPORT TEA CADDY First Half of the 19th Century
Exterior with finely rendered scenes of court officials in a garden and pavilion landscapes, surrounded by a punchwork scrolled design. Interior of lid with gilt sheaf of wheat. Interior fitted with two paktong tea compartments with ivory finials. Carved and painted wooden dragon's-head feet. Height 6. Width 11". Depth 8.5".
Provenance:
Private Cape Cod, Massachusetts Collection, descended through a 19th Century Boston-area sea captain's family.
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Condition

Very good conditioin with minimal wear and lifting to the lacquer on cover.

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