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A rare Portuguese market tea caddy and cover, circa 1775. Estimate 4,000 – $6,000 USDPhoto Christie’s Image Ltd 2015.

Depicting the equestrian statue of King Jose I in the Praça do Comércio in Lisbon, beneath flower garlands; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high

Provenance: Acquired from J. Cherny in 1976.

Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.

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