Lot 1689

CANTON EXPORT LACQUERED REVERSE PAINTED TEA CADDY

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Chinese Export lacquered wood and reverse painted glass tea caddy, Canton, 19th c., housing a pewter and glass-sided tea canister with paper label inscribed "Port Canton, Port No. 356, Exhibitor Meps. Deacon & Co.," some cracking to lacquer, small area of loss to lacquer at back, approx 10"h, 11"w, 8.5"d, 10lbs Start Price: $200.00

Condition

9.14.23-In my opinion regarding LOT: 1689-The box is sturdy and intact, reverse painted panel appears free of any apparent chips or cracks, there is some overall wear and loss to paint and the decorated surface, I have taken close-up images for your review, the front panel lifts up and is removable interior lid has a floral decorated paper liner with some tears and loss, the interior has a metal frame on three sides and top, the top and outer lid are decorated with foliates and figures, the top is slightly bowed or bent, there is a glass panel at the front, retaining a tag, please see image. the interior liner is fitted with two lids, the inner with blue bead finial, the lacquered wood case shows some stable lines/splits, bubbling, small losses, and wear throughout as pictured, commensurate with age and use, the interior retains remnants of tea leaves
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