ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE DRAGON TEA SET c1890

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE DRAGON TEA SET c1890

3,495.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3032

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DESCRIPTION

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

The set is Hallmarked Chinese Export "90" (900 standard), year 1890's, Maker's mark and "WH" for Wang Hing, the most important and renown Chinese Export luxury retailer and silver manufacturer active in Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

TEAPOT

Height (including raised swing handle):   17cm

Width:   17.5 x 13cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height:   9cm

Width:   13.7 x 10cm 

CREAM JUG

Height:   8.7cm

Width:   11.2 x 8.3cm

TONGS

Length:   12.5cm

 

TOTAL WEIGHT:   1005g