• 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 404

    A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE TEA CANISTERS AND COVERS

    KANGXI PERIOD, ONE COVER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE TEA CANISTERS AND COVERS
    KANGXI PERIOD, ONE COVER 19TH CENTURY
    Each of hexagonal form, the sides painted with alternating panels of court ladies, scholar's rocks and antiques among precious objects, the shoulder and cover with bands of flowering vine
    11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) high (4)


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    For smaller tea-caddies of this form with similar decoration, see the Dr. Anton C.R. Dreesmann Collection, Christie's, London, 10 April 2002, lot 361 and Christie's, Paris, 14 June 2006, lot 216.