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An Early 19th Century Chinese Export Lacquer & Gilt Decorated Tea Caddy, Canton

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    An Early 19th Century Chinese Export Lacquer & Gilt Decorated Tea Caddy, Canton Circa 1830


    The quatra-foil shaped exterior decorated with gilt detail against a black lacquer field, opening to a pewter compartment with a hinged lid engraved with two figures in a garden setting, raised overall upon later gilt metal paw feet. Areas of rubbing and minor wear commensurate with age & use.
    Dimensions, 4.75” high x 9” wide x 7” deep.
    A more practical use of this item might be that of a cigar humidor.

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