Suchong tea tin (Reserved)


19th C. tole-wear tea caddy used to export the tea - but also with a secret compartment in the bottom in which to smuggle opium! The surface of this is quite rusted, darkening the finish (hence the price) but the SOUCHONG 20 and Greek key motif can still be seen.

Width   : 35cm
Height  : 53cm
Depth   : 20cm