A 19th Century Chinese toleware tea canister

A wonderful, original late Victorian black toleware tea canister. There is a special place in our hearts for these pieces!

Perfect wear to our eye, the gilt Chinese characters are so striking on the ink-black body. Complete with its lid.



All approximate

Height 43cm

Gent seen is 6ft for scale


Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact. Please note: knocks, dents and losses/scratches (the No12 canister has sold).

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