Antiques, Vintage & Decorative

Lot 42:

A Chinese compressed tea-brick, circa 1900. The rectangular...

The auction will start in __ days and __ hours

Start price: £100

Estimated price: £100 - £150

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

A Chinese compressed tea-brick, circa 1900. The rectangular tea brick with raised Chinese characters reading Xintaiji – Possibly from the Hankou, Xintai tea brick factory established in Wuhan, 1866 for export through Sino-Russian trade routes. 32cm x 14.5cm, 1610 grams / 56.5oz