For your consideration is an outstanding antique Chinese Tea Caddy. Decorated throughout with polychrome enamels in Mandarin style.
Matching wise men scene on either side. Floral cartouches on sides in a scaled Manganese Violet pattern ground. Original top is retained, finialed and ornamented with matching polychrome florals. Inscription on underside from previous museum or gallery.Part of a collection of Tea Caddies that we came upon. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS! 5.8" high with lid x 3.2" x 1.5. Condition: Please see photos below.
Two flakes and a repair at the finial joint on the original top lid. Shallow flake on the side of the arch corner.Take a look at the other items we have for sale now. Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. The item "1735-1796 QIANLONG Qing Chinese Fine Mandarin Porcelain Tea Caddy Wise Men" is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Tea Caddies". The seller is "imeon" and is located in Spring, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.