ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PS DRAGON TEA SET, WING CHEONG c1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PS DRAGON TEA SET, WING CHEONG c1890

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19th Century Chinese Export Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each spherical body embossed with dragons in relief, cast spout modelled as a bamboo branch, handles also shaped like bamboo branches, unusual angular design. Hallmarked Chinese Export "90" (900 standard), year 1890's, Maker's mark Wing Cheong.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A4147

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Chinese Export Solid Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each spherical body embossed with dragons in relief, cast spout modelled as a bamboo branch, handles also shaped like bamboo branches, unusual angular design.

The teapot's lid is engraved with initials and a family crest with Latin motto "Cor Unum Via Uno" (possibly relating to the Nolan family).

The set is Hallmarked Chinese Export "90" (900 standard), year 1890's, Maker's mark Wing Cheong (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

TEAPOT

Height (including raised swing handle): 16cm
Width: 17 x 12cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 7.8cm
Width: 10.7 x 8.5cm

CREAM JUG

Height: 8.5cm
Width: 10.2 x 8cm
 

TOTAL WEIGHT: 808g