A quatrefoil-shaped brass tea caddy or canister with lid has designs of birds flying near and perching on a plum tree. The background is a lively blue color. The lid has a design of plum blossoms. The interior of both the lid and base has a pale green enamel.
4 ½” (11.4 cm) tall x 3 1/8” (7.9 cm) wide x 3 1/8” (7.9 cm) deep. Weighs 1 lb 2.0 oz (510 g)
There is one small dent along the bottom edge of the lid. This has also dented the flange underneath a small amount. Otherwise the enamels are intact and still bright.
An unusually shaped tea canister with bright colorful enamels that will look good in the kitchen or in a collection.
Vintage Chinese cloisonné Quatrefoil Tea Caddy Prunus Design 20th C