19th century tea Canisters made into lamps

19th century tea Canisters made into lamps
Circa 1880
A superb pair of late 19th century tole-ware tea canisters with Pagoda shaped top, each are finely decorated with gilt decoration and polychrome colours on a black back-ground. The chinoiserie figures are surrounded by beautifully hand-painted floral bouquets in baskets with gilt highlights.
Each of the two tea canisters are numbered 24 - 35.
* Now mounted as table lamps.
English circa 1880

*Please note the wiring has been checked by a professional electrician before use.

Good, consistent with age

23.03 inches
10.63 inches
Metal & wood

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