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Butterfly Shaped Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy 1820

Fabulous rare butterfly shaped lacquer Chinese tea caddy, decorated with oriental scenes, temples and pagodas.  Stands on three stunning winged dragon feet.
The interior contains three engraved paktong canisters, two of large proportions, the smaller possibly for a caddy spoon or sugar. In China the butterfly symbolizes love and long life.

Paktong is a soft metal similar to pewter & lead and is prone to damage, the paktong caddies in this tea caddy do show signs of usage but all in all are in very good condition.

Dimensions:

Height  5 1/8
Width 9 1/2
Depth 12

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Butterfly Shaped Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy 1820

 

$2,800.00
Fabulous rare butterfly shaped lacquer Chinese tea caddy, decorated with oriental scenes, temples and pagodas.  Stands on three stunning winged dragon feet.
The interior contains three engraved paktong canisters, two of large proportions, the smaller possibly for a caddy spoon or sugar. In China the butterfly symbolizes love and long life.

Paktong is a soft metal similar to pewter & lead and is prone to damage, the paktong caddies in this tea caddy do show signs of usage but all in all are in very good condition.

Dimensions:

Height  5 1/8
Width 9 1/2
Depth 12

PDF Catalog from: https://helenstoreyantiques.com/products/butterfly-shaped-chinese-lacquer-tea-caddy-1820

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