ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXCEPTIONAL SOLID SILVER TEA SERVICE, HONG KONG c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXCEPTIONAL SOLID SILVER TEA SERVICE, HONG KONG c.1890

15,795.00

19th Century Chinese silver four piece tea and coffee set, of traditional round form resting on a spreading base, decorated with Chinese calligraphy, the body finely and profusely chased with figures in a landscape, the handles imitating tree branches and lids mounted with round finials.

Hallmarked Chinese silver (tested, 900+), Maker PL, mark of the artisan workshop of De Long seen used alongside the mark of the Hong Kong retail silversmith Pau Kuang (PL)


Reference Number: A5800

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Chinese impressive solid silver four piece tea and coffee set, of traditional round form resting on a spreading base, decorated with Chinese calligraphy, the body finely and profusely chased with figures in a landscape, the handles imitating tree branches and lids mounted with round finials. The set is very impressive, particularly large, exceptionally crisp and heavy. The bases hallmarked Chinese silver marks (tested 900+ standard), Maker PL, mark of the artisan workshop of De Long seen used alongside the mark of the Hong Kong retail silversmith Pau Kuang (PL). (For more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 5th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

COFFEE POT
Height: 21cm
Width: 28 x 15cm
Weight: 710g

TEAPOT
Height: 19cm
Width: 24 x 14cm
Weight: 590g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 19cm
Width: 20 x 14cm
Weight: 500g

CREAM JUG
Height: 18cm
Width: 14 x 12cm
Weight: 360g