ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE DRAGON TEA SET, SHANGHAI c1900

ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE DRAGON TEA SET, SHANGHAI c1900

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A1320

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Description

Antique early 20th Century Chinese Export Solid Silver 3 piece tea set, comprising of bullet-shaped teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. The teapot with plain hinged cover surmounted by a cast finial, each body is beautifully hammered and features an embossed and engraved design of a dragon, the handles and the teapot's spout are modelled like bamboo branches. This is a very decorative, fashionable and original set. Each piece is Hallmarked with Chinese silver character marks, "90" for 900 silver standard (acid tested they show a 900+ standard purity), Maker's mark LH (Luen Hing, active in Shanghai in the late 19th - early 20th Century). The set dates to year 1900's.

Condition

In Excellent condition - No damage.Teapot

Height:   11.7cm

Width:   22.3 x 12cm

Weight:   425g 

Sugar Bowl

Height:   8.8cm

Width:   14.9 x 9cm

Weight:   178g 

Milk Jug

Height:   8.3cm

Width:   13.5 x 8.8cm

Weight:   166g

Total silver Weight: 768g