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Rare 19th c Chinese Tea House - circa 1890


Code: 11108


H: 427cm (168.1")W: 457cm (179.9")D: 396cm (155.9")

A Chinese inspired Tea House – built by the Brooke family of the Brooke Bond Tea Company between 1890 and 1910.  Influenced by their trips to China in search of Tea this was built at their Manor House in Gloucestershire.  It is in very good order and is a charming and historical piece to sit in a garden or by a lake………Every thing has been built to a very high standard - joints are all  pegged, bricks are handmade soft reds.   It has it's original internal shutters and the roof is made in lead in a decorative Chinese design.

This is a charming and unique piece to sit by a lake or in the trees at the bottom of the garden - a haven for contemplation with an afternoon cup of Lapsang Souchong tea!

Internal dimensions - 244 cm square - Height 305cm.   This unusual handmade small building is entirely original and is easy to tranport.