Lot 29
A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Tea Canisters with Covers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th or 20th century, a pair of octagonal shaped porcelain tea canisters hand painted in underglaze blue with Chinese immortal and sage figures floating on clouds alternating with sprays of different auspicious flowers, on the shoulders of each are four small bouquets of flora, covers are decorated with Chinese characters, the one on top is for tea, underside of each canister with six-character marks for two different Qing dynasty periods.

6 1/2 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Good estate condition; paper labels to underside of one.