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Chinese tea caddy, erotica themed
Item Details
Description
Painted or lacquered metal tea urn or caddy, rectangular form with circular lift top, each side with three glass panels over what appear to be watercolor images of Chinese figures (one, depicting an old man with a young woman, is erotic in nature). Sides feature raised prunus and fret designs. Raised Chinese character mark on base. 6-5/8" H x 4-1/4"W x 2"D. Chinese, Xiang dynasty, 19th century.
Condition
Minor wear at top, some toning and fading to watercolor images.
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Chinese tea caddy, erotica themed

Estimate $200 - $300
Jan 28, 2012
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Starting Price $100
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0535: Chinese tea caddy, erotica themed

Sold for $225
3 Bids
Est. $200 - $300Starting Price $100
Winter Antiques and Fine Art Auction
Jan 28, 2012 9:30 AM EST
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Lot 0535 Details

Description
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Painted or lacquered metal tea urn or caddy, rectangular form with circular lift top, each side with three glass panels over what appear to be watercolor images of Chinese figures (one, depicting an old man with a young woman, is erotic in nature). Sides feature raised prunus and fret designs. Raised Chinese character mark on base. 6-5/8" H x 4-1/4"W x 2"D. Chinese, Xiang dynasty, 19th century.
Condition
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Minor wear at top, some toning and fading to watercolor images.

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