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A PAIR OF ENGLISH JAPANNED METAL TEA CANNISTERS
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A PAIR OF ENGLISH JAPANNED METAL TEA CANNISTERS

CIRCA 1840, POSSIBLY BY H.SUTCLIFFE, MANCHESTER

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A PAIR OF ENGLISH JAPANNED METAL TEA CANNISTERS
CIRCA 1840, POSSIBLY BY H.SUTCLIFFE, MANCHESTER
Of pagoda shape, the green ground heightened in gilt in the chinoiserie taste, with figures of Chinamen in various poses and variously numbered
18½ in. (47 cm.) high (2)
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A related set of eight cannisters of the same form and design, stamped by the Manchester makers H. Sutcliffe, sold Christie's, South Kensington, The Christopher Wray Collection, 6 July 2005, lot 19.
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