Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy
Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy

SUN SHING, CANTON (worked from c.1800)

Antique 1890 Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy

c. 1890 Canton / Hong Kong, China

Offered by AC Silver

£1,295 gbp
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This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) tea caddy has a cylindrical form.

The surface of the body is embellished with embossed bamboo decoration accented with birds within the stalks.

The decoration to the tea caddy incorporates a shield shaped vacant cartouche.

The base and upper rim of the body are ornamented with an applied moulded border.

The tea caddy retains the original push fit cover embellished with further embossed bamboo decoration to the domed portion.

The cover is surmounted with a silver bamboo and leaf finial.

Dimensions

Diameter 8.5cm/3.3"

Height to top of finial 10.9cm/4.3"

Weight

4 troy ounces/124g


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This antique tea caddy is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The embossed decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy are very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of CES silverware.
Maker: Sun Shing

Origin: Canton / Hong Kong, China

Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2507 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 10.90 cm (4.29 inches)
Weight 4.00oz t (124.40g)
Stock Code
A2507
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver tea caddy; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caddy are very clear.
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