• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 450

    A BLACK AND GILT LACQUER TEA CADDY BOX

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACK AND GILT LACQUER TEA CADDY BOX
    19TH CENTURY
    Of oblong octagonal form, set on mythical bat feet, decorated with panels of figures before pavillions or trees, the interior fitted with two original engraved pewter canisters with ivory-knopped lids and covers, with key
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide (8)


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