ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PS DRAGON TEA SET, JI HUA c1910

ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER 3 PS DRAGON TEA SET, JI HUA c1910

2,995.00

20th Century Chinese Export Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cover and milk jug, each spherical body embossed with dragons in relief, cast spout modelled as a bamboo branch, handles also shaped like bamboo branches, unusual angular design. Hallmarked Chinese Export (900 standard), year 1900's, Maker's mark CH for Ji Hua, aka Chi Hua.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A4100

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century Chinese Export Solid Silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cover and milk jug, each spherical body embossed with dragons in relief, cast spout modelled as a bamboo branch, handles also shaped like bamboo branches, unusual angular design.

The set is Hallmarked Chinese Export (tested 900 standard), year 1900's, Maker's mark CH for Ji Hua, aka Chi Hua, silversmith active in Beijing, circa 1900-1930 (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

TEAPOT

Height (including raised swing handle): 16.5cm
Width: 17 x 12cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 9.2cm
Width: 11.3 x 8.7cm

CREAM JUG

Height: 7.8cm
Width: 10.3 x 7.5cm
 

TOTAL WEIGHT: 820g