Lot 1031
A Chinese Export Lacquered and Gilded Tea Caddy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early to mid 19th century, double hinged lid with fine painting in gilt of large scholars gathering, minute scenes with shaped medallions around the edges, interior with original fitted pewter box with lid and stopper incised with decoration.

4 x 6.5 x 5 in.

Overall good estate condition; small holes to underside; some flaking to lacquer on underside; metal lock is loose; some slight darkening to lacquer in a few areas; one dot of white paint towards back of box; one hinge is loose.