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China Antique Tea Catty Wooden Box

China Antique Tea Catty Wooden Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1910: Item # 719365

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This is a kind of tea caddy: a box for storing tea. The calligraphy on the cover is very well done. The front of the box is inscribed "Rock Tea of Wu Yi", a famous tea-producing area in Fujian province. The referencce to Longquan; we do not know if it is a place or not in Fujian. This is a mid-Qing piece.