Pair of lamp mounted tea boxes, circa 1880

Pair of lacquered sheet metal tea boxes, with Japanese or Asian decoration, polygonal shape, representing characters or panoramas, genre scenes or scenes of games and leisure with backgrounds in yellow, green and blue.

The first panel represents a central character, dressed in Asian style, under an umbrella, on a background decorated with a pagoda and a screen, a woman holding a tray and a teapot in the lower part, a butterfly in a circular form in the upper part.
The second panel represents in the central part a sphere and butterflies on a night blue background. In the lower part, a sailboat, houses and a lighthouse, a tree and on the horizon a mountain range. In the upper part, a fan decorated in its center with a fish.
The third panel represents a character playing kite, with in the upper part a sailboat on a sea in green tones.
The fourth panel represents a character holding a scale with baskets filled with fruit or vegetables. In the center, a bird stands on its branch. In the lower part, two sailboats can be seen at sunset.
The fifth panel represents two women - or geishas - standing in front of an Asian building, dressed in traditional kimonos, one of them holding a parasol.
The sixth panel represents a woman - or geisha - dressed in a kimono and a traditional straw hat of conical shape, holding an instrument as well as a woman holding an object in her hand. In the lower part, a character is boating near a bridge over a stretch of water, with two trees, a suggested building and a mountain range in the background.


The price does not include the price of the lampshade. However, our workshop can advise you with pleasure and realize it with your choices of size and color!

XIXth century

Prices vary depending on destination and complexity

Shipping arranged by the buyer: Free

Decorative art

Study of a Satyr Seated on a Ledge
Teapot by Axis Paris Carol MacNicoll
Chandellier Louis XV style 10 lights
Two oils on panel