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Item Details

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedAugust 27, 2019

Description

BOMBE-FORM CHINESE EXPORT TEA CADDY First half 19th Century
Gilt and black lacquer depicts finely decorated scenes of court officials in a garden and pavilion landscapes, surrounded by punchwork scrolled design. Interior lid with gilt sheaf of wheat design. Interior fitted with two patkong tea compartments with ivory finials. Sits on carved and painted wooden dragon-head feet. Height 6. Length 11". Width 8.5".
Private Cape Cod collection, descended through 19th Century Boston area sea captain's family"

Condition

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

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