ANTIQUE 20thC RARE CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING CASED SOLID SILVER 4PS TEA SET c1900

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING CASED SOLID SILVER 4PS TEA SET c1900

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A2274

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Description

Antique late-19th / early-20th Century Chinese Export Solid Silver four piece tea set, comprising of teapot, hot water jug, covered sugar bowl, sugar tongs and milk jug, each body is chased with a lovely bamboo design, cast handles and spout modeled as bamboo branches. The set comes in the original wooden case, which is very rare. 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 WH (Wang Hing & Co, active in Hong Kong in the late 19th - early 20th Century). The set dates to the1900's.

Condition

Set in Great condition - Just general wear and minor damages to the box.

Teapot

Height:   14.8cm

Width:   25 x 13cm

Weight:   568g

Hot water jug

Height:   15.5cm

Width:   15.5 x 10.5cm

Weight:   424g

Covered sugar Bowl

Height:   10.8cm

Width:   15.5 x 10cm

Weight:   262g

Milk Jug

Height:   8.3cm

Width:   14 x 9cm

Weight:   188g

Sugar tongs

Height:   11.5cm

Weight:   28g

Total silver Weight:   1470g