Wed, 29th Sep 2021 14:30

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

 
  Lot 805
 

A VICTORIAN LACQUERED TEA CADDY

Sold for £500


Condition report
One foot currently detached, two of the other feet have probably been off at some time and reattached, cracks around the feet, split running round the front and right side at meeting of body and base, gap at meeting of lid and body to reverse, small losses throughout, particularly around meeting of lid and body, small split beneath rear right hinge, scuffs, marks, further small splits, touch ups and rubbing to decoration, both interior lid handles chipped, interior worn, crazed throughout, further splits visible to interior, images illustrating these issues available on our website

 

VICTORIAN LACQUERED TEA CADDY,
with concave front panels, the whole decorated for the Turkish market, the hinged cover revealing an interior with two lidded compartments, on bracket feet, 20cm wide

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