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194. A Victorian black japanned tôle tea bin, the cylinder lid decorated with a teapot, inscribed ‘VANITY MEANS QUALITY SINCE 1760’, the barrel front with bands of Greek key and with Chinese characters, 69.5cm high, 49.5cm wide, 47cm deep. £500-700
195. A Victorian red japanned tôle shop display canister, with a hinged lid, the front with a gilt border decoration, inscribed ‘CHOCOLADE 2’, the back with an oval stamp, inscribed ‘JOHN A. GILBERT & CO. MAKERS LONDON’, 25.4cm high, 33.2cm wide, 22.5cm deep. £100-150
196. A large Lipton tôle tea canister, the top with a flap lid and a ring handle, the sides polychrome decorated, depicting scenes of producing tea, one side with the Royal Coat of Arms being held by two Ceylonese women in traditional clothing, with the inscription ‘LIPTON LIMITED, TEA, COFFE & COCOA PLANTERS, CEYLON, TEA MERCHANTS’, 35.3cm high, 27.5cm square. £100-150
197. A Victorian green japanned tôle shop display canister, inscribed ‘R. Skaife & Sons Celebrated Baking Powder’, with a hinged £80-120 lid, 25.4cm high, 19.5cm square.
Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks | Wednesday 3rd July 2019