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

4,595.00

19th Century Chinese Export Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each spherical body is parcel gilt and beautifully embossed with dragons chasing the flaming pearl, cast handles and spout modeled as bamboo branches. Hallmarked Chinese Export "90" (900 standard), year 1890's, Maker's mark and "WH" for Wang Hing.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A2973

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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 is parcel gilt and beautifully embossed with dragons chasing the flaming pearl, cast handles and spout modeled as bamboo branches.

The set features a particularly heavy gauge and a stunning craftsmanship.

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: 11.8cm
Width: 23.5 x 13cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 7.5cm
Width: 15.5 x 10cm

CREAM JUG

Height: 7.5cm
Width: 13.5 x 9cm

TOTAL WEIGHT: 930g