ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER KETTLE, HONG KONG, KWAN HING c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER KETTLE, HONG KONG, KWAN HING c.1900

5,595.00

19th Century Chinese export silver tea kettle, chased in relief with floral decoration and various birds flying and perching on tree branches, the domed lids mounted with bamboo finial. The kettle is suspended on a stylized, well constructed bamboo stand, with a removable functioning burner. Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks (900+ standard), Hong Kong, Maker Kwan Hing.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4696

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Chinese export solid silver tea kettle, chased in relief with floral decoration and various birds flying and perching on tree branches, the domed lids mounted with bamboo finial. The kettle is suspended on a stylized, well constructed bamboo stand, with a removable functioning burner.

Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks (900+ standard), Hong Kong (31Wellington st), Maker Kwan Hing (active 1880-1935). A renowned retailer and manufacturer of silverware for the export market, for more information please see A.Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 32cm
Width: 23 x 17cm
Weight: 1280g