Two Russian Papier Maché Tea Caddies, 19th century
Each from the Romanov era, period of Tsars Alexander II and III, the first, rectangular, the hinged cover painted with woman seated outdoors, her back to the viewer enjoying tea from a samovar, circa 1880, the second cylindrical, the slip-on cover painted with a troika scene, the sides with ribbing, circa 1850
Each probably Vishniakov or Lukutine, but unmarked.
The first: 3 ¾ x 3 ¾ x 2 ¾ in. (9.5 x 9.5 x 7 cm); the second: 4 ¼ diam. x 3 ½ in. high (11.4 x 8.9 cm)