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Chinese Republic Polychrome Melon Ribbed Tea Caddy

Lot 0038 Details

  • Title: Chinese Republic Polychrome Melon Ribbed Tea Caddy
  • Size: 5” (12.7 cm) x 3 ¾” (9.5 cm) x 5 ¾” (14.6 cm) tall.
  • Additional Information: A molded lobed porcelain tea caddy with different designs of a mandarin with his son on each side. The canister has a cylindrical neck with a round mouth opening. The lid is made from wood. The tea caddy has a recessed base and unglazed foot. There is a stamped factory mark on the base in iron red that reads Hua Cha Gong Si porcelain factory. There is also the stamped CHINA mark. MEASUREMENTS 5” (12.7 cm) x 3 ¾” (9.5 cm) x 5 ¾” (14.6 cm) tall. Weighs 15.4 oz (435 g) CONDITION There are no cracks, chips, or breaks. There are kiln flaws like black spots, bumps, and pin holes. There are a few dark spots from painting errors. The wood top is modern and not original to the tea caddy. A useful porcelain to store tea in or add to a polychrome collection.

    Reserve: $225.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Washington

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    Chinese Republic Polychrome Melon Ribbed Tea Caddy

    Estimate $250 - $300May 20, 2020
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    Ships fromJasper52 seller #69661 in Washington
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Jack Nelis
    Asian Antiques Specialist