A superb and very finely decorated octogonal 19th Century QING DYNASTY Black-Gold Lacquer Tea Caddy depicting detailed people, landscape and architectural scenes. Made in Canton for export ca. 1840. Has beautiful inside painting as well as gold Dragon feet with open red mouths. Very good overall condition, no pewter container included. Size: L. 8" x W. 5 1/4" x H. 5 1/2" (23 cm. x 13.5 c. x 14 cm.). Additional images available on request.