ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER TEA SET, HOACHING, CANTON c.1860

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER TEA SET, HOACHING, CANTON c.1860

4,595.00

19th Century Chinese Export Silver three piece tea set, comprising of a teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug, each pear shaped body is beautifully chased with bamboo leaves on a matted surface, each piece rests on a decorative domed foot and is applied with an intricately modeled bamboo handles and finial. Each piece with a shield cartooche, engraved with a family crest. Hallmarked Chinese Export silver, bearing the Maker's mark in Chinese for Hoaching (Wo Hing).

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4783

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DESCRIPTION

Antique mid-19th Century Chinese Export Solid Silver three piece tea set, comprising of a teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug, each pear shaped body is beautifully chased with bamboo leaves on a matted surface, each piece rests on a decorative domed foot and is applied with an intricately modeled bamboo handles and finial, simply outstanding quality. Each piece with a shield cartooche, engraved with a family crest.

Each piece is Hallmarked Chinese Export silver (acid tested shows a 900+ standard), bearing the Maker's mark in Chinese for Hoaching (Wo Hing), active in Canton 1825-1880. The silversmith is considered one of best Chinese Export names (please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

 

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

TEAPOT
Height: 14cm
Width: 18.5 x 11cm
Weight: 350g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 8.5cm
Width: 12 x 8cm
Weight: 125g

CREAM JUG
Height: 11cm
Width: 10 x 7cm
Weight: 115g