Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art, Jewellery, Oriental Works of Art and Wine

Online-Only Auction, 20 - 27 September 2021

Oriental Works of Art

Sold for

ZAR 17 588
Lot 173
  • A Chinese Export black lacquer and gilt tea caddy, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 4 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 17 588

About this Item

A Chinese Export black lacquer and gilt tea caddy, late 19th century

the octagonal hinged stepped cover enclosing a pair of engraved removable tin-lined compartments fitted with covers with ivory ball-shaped handles, raised on bat-shaped feet, the whole gilded with foliage, two pairs of contesting dragons chasing a flaming pearl and cartouches enclosing various figural scenes, some distress to the lacquer, 13,8cm high, 22,2cm wide, 15,8cm deep

*This lot is not suitable for export



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