Sold Ceramics - Sold Chinese Imari 1700-1800 - Tea, Coffee and Chocolate wares - Page 2
Height with cover 114 mm (4.48 inch), height without cover 98 mm (3.86 inch), dimensions 90 mm (3.54 inch) x 56 mm (2.20 inch), diameter of mouthrim 25 mm (0.98 inch), weight with cover 274 grams (9.67 ounce (oz.)), weight cover 13 grams (0.46 ounce (oz.))
Tea-caddy of rectangular form with canted corners, a flat shoulder with a upright unglazed neck. The original cover is missing and replaced with a contemporary mahogany version. The flat base is unglazed. Chinese Imari, decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red, and gold. On the body and the flat shoulders decorated with various flowering plants. Round the foot, shoulder and neck a meander pattern border.
For an identically shaped and decorated tea caddy, please see:
Condition: Two chips and glaze rough spots on various edges.