Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene

Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene
Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene
Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene
Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene

Green Tole Tea Canister with Chinoiserie Scene

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An English tole tea canister: the green ground with gilt decoration and centering a painted panel depicting a Chinese 'torture' scene. In original, untouched, condition.

Now electrified and mounted as a lamp. Shade not included.

 

English - 1st Quarter 19th-century

Height - 16 inches.     The oval canister is 11 x 9 inches.

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These tin (tole) tea canisters were seen in English tea merchants shops throughout the 19th-century. 

 

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