ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER KETTLE, LUEN WO, SHANGHAI c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER KETTLE, LUEN WO, SHANGHAI c.1890

3,595.00

19th Century Chinese export solid silver tea kettle, chased in relief with floral decoration and various birds flying and perching on tree branches, the domed lids mounted with bamboo finial. The kettle is suspended on a stylized, well constructed bamboo stand, with a removable functioning burner. Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks, Maker Luen Wo.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A5066

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Chinese export solid silver tea kettle, chased in relief with floral decoration and various birds flying and perching on tree branches, the domed lids mounted with bamboo finial. The kettle is suspended on a stylized, well constructed bamboo stand, with a removable functioning burner.


Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks, Shanghai (42 Nanking rd), Maker Luen Wo (active 1880-1940). A renowned retailer and manufacturer of silverware for the export market, for more information please see A.Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015, page 519.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

KETTLE
Height: 13cm
Width: 10cm
Weight: 180g

BOX
Height: 16cm
Width: 13 x 12cm
Weight: 400g