Chinese Melon Tea Caddy

Chinese Melon Tea Caddy
Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy Chinese Melon Tea Caddy
Offered by: Mark Goodger Antiques
Dealer reference: 500564

Description

Antique Chinese Melon tea caddy complete with stalk and kite-shaped brass escutcheon. With beautifully decorated chinoiserie scenes on all sides that seem to tell a repeating story with slight variations on the figures and scene. This continues on the lid segments which are slightly rubbed with years of use.

This Chinese tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key. The key must be turned clockwise to unlock.

Height: 15.00cm (5.91 inches)
Width: 14.50cm (5.71 inches)
Depth: 15.50cm (6.10 inches)

Date

Circa 1840

Price

£995.00

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