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Penwork Tea Caddy

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Penwork Tea Caddy, England, 19th century, each side of the case with finely rendered drawings of ruined abbeys, the lid with a Chinese pagoda scene, opening to two covered compartments, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 7 3/8, dp. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

minor warp to lid, abrasions and minor losses throughout, shrinkage to bottom board.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Architecture, Buddhism, Buddhist architecture, Chinese pagoda, Pagoda, Tea caddy, Teaware, Visual arts

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