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A rare Kashmiri Lacquered Papier-mâché Tea Caddy

£520

Late 19th century- Early 20th century
High 17cm – diam 12cm
Papier-mâché
Provenance: from the UK Art market

Decorative papier-mâché of this type was a specialty of Kashmir and was made for both the local and European markets.

The present barrel shaped tea caddy is fitted with a metal liner and decorated with panels of tree leaves, intricate scroll works and floral motifs.

The base bears a sticker, that seems to be original maker’s mark that reads: “Guaranteed handmade M Quasim & Bro Dal Gate India (Kashmir)”.

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