6373: Two Black & Gilt Lacquered Tea Caddy Boxes*
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Chinese black lacquered covered footed octagonal box; gilt design; various figural scenes; 7" x 18 1/2" x 15" (approx.) Condition: wear, surface scuffing and scratches, minor loss
I.M. Chait Gallery/AuctioneersLos Angeles, CA, US
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Lot 6373 Details
Two Chinese Export Black and Gilt Lacquered Tea Caddy Boxes*, The first of oblong octagonal form, set on mythical bat feet, decorated with panels of figures before pavilions or trees, the interior fitted with two original engraved pewter canisters; the second also of octagonal form with rounded sides, decorated with panels of figures in garden scenes, the interior also decorated with scrolling flowers and bamboo and fitted with an original engraved pewter canister, both with ivory-knopped lids and covers, with keys. 19th Century, Width: 8 inches (20.3 cm) Provenance:Acquired in Los Angeles in the 1950's. [Chips, losses, fading. This condition report states major condition issues only.]
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