A George III white lacquered???, parcel gilt and polychrome decorated tea caddy
Lot 102
A George III white japanned and parcel gilt and polychrome decorated tea caddy in the manner of Henry Clay of Birmingham
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 3,920) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George III white japanned and parcel gilt and polychrome decorated tea caddy
in the manner of Henry Clay of Birmingham
Overall gilded in stripes, the rectangular ogee moulded lid with an oval of floral sprigs and with a gilt brass swing handle, enclosing three tin cannisters, above swag decorated sides on gilt brass lion paw feet, 25cm wide, 13cm deep, 14.5cm high (9.5" wide, 5" deep, 5.5" high).

Footnotes

  • For similar japanned wares attributed to Clay see Y.Jones, Japanned Papier Mâché and Tinware, c.1740-1940, figs 108-109.
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