Jan & John Maggs

Antiques and Art

Pewter tea caddy with punch decoration

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A rare tea caddy in pewter, with flowers and other foliate designs punched all over the exterior.

Inside, a pewter cover with reeded knob encloses the tea compartment, while the lid doubles as a mixing bowl.

The underside is stamped with Chinese characters.

Some dents, due to the softness of pewter, but in good condition otherwise.

Chinese, 19th century

Diameter: 4 1/8”; Height: 5 1/8”

Inventory #16078

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