Mark Goodger

Japanned Tea Caddy

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This wonderful Tea Caddy has chinoiserie figures decorating the front of the box. The other faces and lid, are embellished with chinioserie architecture in black and gold giving a striking finish. Inside is lined with marble paper instead of tin... Read More


SKU: 135594 Categories: ,
Dimensions 19.5 × 11.5 × 15.5 cm
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Description

This wonderful Tea Caddy has chinoiserie figures decorating the front of the box. The other faces and lid, are embellished with chinioserie architecture in black and gold giving a striking finish.

Inside is lined with marble paper instead of tin lining and the compartment lids have a floral pattern with bone handles.

Standing on four pressed ball feet this tea caddy has side handles, a fully working lock and tasseled key.

Japanned is the name given for European imitations of Asian lacquer work. It uses heat-dried layers of varnish that are polished to give a smooth, glossy finish.

Additional information

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Dimensions 19.5 × 11.5 × 15.5 cm
Year
Medium

Country