A Chinese Canton Lacquer Export Tea caddy Mid 19thC

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A Chinese Canton Lacquer Export Tea caddy Mid 19thC

A Chinese Export Lacquer Tea Caddy

The octagonal box decorated with birds in landscapes

The cover with a pair of peacocks and other birds

Containing a pewter caddy, the cover incised with another bird

With key

Canton Mid 19thC

Length: 6 3/4″ (17.1 cm)

Condition: very good with very little wear to decoration

Retouching too a few small fchips