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Antique Chinese lacquered bamboo tea caddy container

Antique Chinese lacquered bamboo tea caddy container

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1800: Item # 1096324

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This traditional Chinese antique tea container was made from bamboo. The outside has a carved rib design and was lacquered black. This tea caddy would have been used regularly by family and friends during the Qing dynasty. The inside lid is stamped with the manufacturers information.

The tea caddy is 10 inches tall and shows patinated wear marks and chips in the lacquer surface which would be expected on a piece of this age.