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Antique Chinese Solid Silver Large Five Piece Tea Service, Circa 1910

Antique Chinese Solid Silver Large Five Piece Tea Service, Circa 1910

Antique Chinese Solid Silver Large Five Piece Tea Service, Circa 1910

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Antique early-20th century rare Chinese export solid silver impressively large, five-piece tea set, comprising of a hot water kettle on stand, teapot, covered sugar bowl, milk jug and sugar tongs, each body is embossed with a lovely bamboo-leaf design on matted ground, hollow handles and spout modeled as bamboo branches. Each piece is engraved with the previous owners initials V.F.U.
The set is particularly large and fine, complete Chinese silver services such this are extremely rare and sought after. Each piece is Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks (acid tested they show a 900+ standard purity), tea set hallmarked with the silversmith mark C.J.Co (China Jewelery Company, Shanghai, 1880-1940) and the kettle by the retailer LUENWO (Shanghai, 1880-1940). For more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015). In great condition. No damage. Wear consistent with age and use.

Additional dimensions information:

Teapot Height 16cm Width 28 x 16cm Weight 680g Sugar bowl Height 13cm Width 19 x 11cm Weight 370g Cream jug Height 10cm Width 14 x 10cm Weight 235g Sugar tongs Length 13cm Weight 50g.

Dimensions

W20.0 x H32.0 x D21.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

1910s

Place of origin

China

Material

Silver

Period

Early 20th Century

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VAT status

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SKU

11427090
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