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Fine Regency Period Sarcophagus Shaped Penwork Tea Caddy of Rare Size

Fine Regency Period Sarcophagus Shaped Penwork Tea Caddy of Rare Size

English

circa 1815

The tea caddy top depicting a naive Chinese scene with two figures, a building and naturalistic foliage with a concealed interior containing the original red parchment paper and penwork decorated lids. The tea caddy is decorated on all four sides and stands on brass ball feet. This is a rare size of tea caddy and is in excellent condition.

Dimensions

Height 12.00cm (4.72 inches)

Width 7.50cm (2.95 inches)

Depth 10.00cm (3.94 inches)

Stock No: F650

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