A good quality antique 19th Century Japanese lacquered tea caddy. A large size with two internal removable canisters with slide covers.Decorated with slightly raised lucky Chinese coins on a black ground externally and a copper effect ground on the inside lids. A smart and unusual example.
15.5cm high, 23.5cm wide, 17cm deep. Overall the box is in good condition, however there is wear associated with age such as some chipping to the lacquer, some surface marks and small dents, also a hairline along the back of the hinged lid, some chipping around the lock and slide covers.
A very decorative and unusual piece. Please be guided by the photographs for condition. The item "A Fine Quality Antique Japanese Lacquered Tea Caddy, Decorated With Lucky Coins" is in sale since Sunday, May 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Boxes". The seller is "collectionsandcuriosities" and is located in Dorchester.This item can be shipped worldwide.