ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE UNUSUAL TEA SET, JIAN JI c1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE UNUSUAL TEA SET, JIAN JI c1890

4,995.00

19th Century Chinese Export Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, lidded sugar bowl and milk jug, each piece of pear form resting on four melon feet, panelled bodies chased in relief with typical Chinese Export Silver elements such as peacocks, chrysanthemums and dragons on a matted ground, melon finials, the handles and the spout shaped like bamboo branches. Hallmarked Chinese Export silver (90 for 900 standard), year 1890-1900, Chinese ideogram for Jian Ji.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3568

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare and unusual Chinese Export Solid Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, lidded sugar bowl and milk jug, each piece of pear form resting on four melon feet, panelled bodies chased in relief with typical Chinese Export Silver elements such as peacocks, chrysanthemums and dragons on a matted ground, melon finials, the handles and the spout shaped like bamboo branches.

The set is very unusual and fine, each piece features a shield engraved with the initial "R".

The set is Hallmarked Chinese Export silver (90 for 900 standard), year 1890-1900, Chinese ideogram for Jian Ji.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

TEAPOT

Height: 18.7cm
Width: 22.8 x 13cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 14.3cm
Width: 14.7 x 10.8cm

CREAM JUG

Height: 11.2cm
Width: 11.5 x 9.2cm


TOTAL WEIGHT: 1000g