Black Lacquered Chinoiserie Tea Caddy

Black Lacquered Chinoiserie Tea Caddy

Condition: excellent
Era: antique



Description

19th century black lacquered wood and silver plated octagonal shape Chinese Chinoiserie Tea Caddy. Each faceted side featuring auspicious zoomorphs accented with scrolling tendrils and Pho dogs on top painted on silver plated. The interior fitted with dual engraved tin compartments each with bone pulls and double seals, one for black tea and one for green. The Tea Caddy rests on carved gilt wood feet. Measures: Height 17 cm, Width/depth 21 cm