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2 Chinese Export Porcelain Grisaille Tea Caddy"CHINA, 18TH CENTURY
Two Chinese export porcelain Grisaille tea caddies. The larger sits on a flared foot with open work reticulated border. The wide body is decorated with a unidentified European queen or princess on both sides. The flared rim is decorated by a floral border with a central peacock surmounting the figure on one side. The cover emulates the same rim border pattern. The smaller sits on a flared foot with heightened gilt scrolling pattern. The wide body is decorated with a landscape on one side and genre scene on the other. The genre scene depicts a farmer herding two donkeys and a sheep through the countryside. The cover is decorated with two figures sitting on a cliff's edge. "
The larger measures 5" tall, the smaller 4 3/4" tall
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Condition

The finial, rim and lid of the larger caddy has been repaired. The rim of the smaller has also been repaired.

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2 Chinese Export Porcelain Grisaille Tea Caddy

Estimate $600 - $900Jul 23, 2016