The box has silver and gold gilt lacquer decoration on a black background with landscape scenes, the feet are carved like gilt bats or dragons. There is wear to the surface as well as some losses to the lacquer, the key doesn't work. Condition: Some wear on the lacquer on the surface of the box.
A few areas of loss/crazing to the lacquer. The key does not work. Height 5 Inches 12.7 cm.
Width 8 1/4 Inches 21.0 cm. Depth 5 3/4 Inches 14.5 cm. Some items we offer have age and wear, this wear due to age may include breaks, repairs, repainting, or restoration, we try to call this damage as well as possible but please refer to the photography for a full description. We try to identify and describe our items to the best of our ability however we are not experts and our estimates of age, period or attribution should be taken as speculation and not fact.
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If you do need information I have neglected to include, make an offer, or additional photos, please don't hesitate to ask, I will do my best to comply. The item "Antique Chinese Black Gilt Silver Gold Lacquered Tea Caddy Sewing Box Bat Feet" is in sale since Wednesday, July 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Tea Caddies". The seller is "albanyantiques" and is located in Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.