Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 478

Chinese Export Papier Mache Tea Caddy

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th century, of octagonal form, gilt hand painted Chinoiserie decoration of figures and buildings, scrolling foliate, fruit and insect borders, raised on paw form feet, the interior fitted with two pewter engraved lidded tea boxes, black lacquered interior, with key, 5-3/4 x 9-1/2 x 7 in.


lid faded/discolored, wear to gilt and painted decoration, hairline crack to interior lid, cracking throughout, pewter tea boxes moderately dented, discolored primarily to bases, one foot replaced

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