ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXCEPTIONAL SOLID SILVER TEA SET, GONG HE c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXCEPTIONAL SOLID SILVER TEA SET, GONG HE c.1890

5,795.00

Late-19th Century Chinese silver three piece tea set, of traditional form resting on domed foot, chased with floral decoration, the body finely and profusely chased with figures in a landscape, the cast handles and the finial in the form of a dragon. Hallmarked Chinese silver, Maker in Chinese for Gong He.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4784

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Chinese solid silver three piece tea set, of traditional form resting on domed foot, chased with floral decoration, the body finely and profusely chased with figures in a landscape, the cast handles and the finial in the form of a dragon. The set is very impressive, rare and exceptionally crisp. The bases hallmarked Chinese silver (900+ standard), Maker in Chinese for Gong He, one of the most important and renown Chinese Export luxury retailer and silver manufacturer active in Hong Kong, known to have collaborated with the Wang Hing company (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 5th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

TEAPOT
Height: 16cm
Width: 19 x 11cm
Weight: 475g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 10cm
Width: 14 x 8cm
Weight: 270g

CREAM JUG
Height: 9cm
Width: 10 x 6cm
Weight: 100g