BOSTON TEA PARTY TEA CHEST
IDENTICAL TO A BOX IN THE DAR Museum, Washington, D.C.
described as on loan from the
Boston Tea Party Chapter, DAR.
A similar example was at Skinner of Boston in 2005.
This one is now mounted on a later custom stand in the
Chinese Chippendale manner.
The decoration is black on a red ground, the front decorated with courtly figures in a landscape, the top and sides embellished with fruit , butterflies, and flowers, Greek key pattern borders.
Excellent condition with no losses and original paper lining.
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