Japanned Tea Canister, 19th Century, Chinoiserie style, by John Bartlett

GBP 1,850.00

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Object Description

Numbered 6, this lidded oval canister painted and decorated to depict a Chinese figure with trading goods in front of a ship all within a Greek key pattern border.
An oval label to the reverse: “Bartlett & Sons Ltd. Welsh Back. Bristol.”
“Japanner of Grocer’s Tea Canisters” John Bartlett was born circa 1825 in London.
By 1852 the firm was called J Bartlett & Son, and in 1880 it was listed at 2 & 3 Welsh Back, Bristol; in 1910 the firm was taken over by Henry Pooley & Son of Birmingham, who were in turn taken over by W &T Avery in 1914.

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Wear consistent with age and use.

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