ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910
ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910

LUEN WO OF SHANGHAI (worked 1875-1925)
CHINA JEWELERY COMPANY (c.1880-c.1940)

ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE SOLID SILVER LARGE 5 PIECE TEA SERVICE c.1910

c. 1910 China

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Antique early-20th Century rare Chinese export solid silver impressively large, five piece tea set, comprising of a hot water kettle on stand, teapot, covered sugar bowl, milk jug and sugar tongs, each body is embossed with a lovely bamboo-leaf design on matted ground, hollow handles and spout modeled as bamboo branches. Each piece is engraved with the previous owners initials V.F.U.

The set is particularly large and fine, complete Chinese silver services such this are extremely rare and sought after. Each piece is Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks (acid tested they show a 900+ standard purity), tea set hallmarked with the silversmith mark C.J.Co (China Jewelery Company, Shanghai, 1880-1940) and the kettle by the retailer LUENWO (Shanghai, 1880-1940). For more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

KETTLE
Height: 32cm
Width: 21 x 20cm
Weight: 1210g

TEAPOT
Height: 16cm
Width: 28 x 16cm
Weight: 680g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 13cm
Width: 19 x 11cm
Weight: 370g

CREAM JUG
Height: 10cm
Width: 14 x 10cm
Weight: 235g

SUGAR TONGS
Length: 13cm
Weight: 50g
In Great Condition - No Damage.
Dimensions
Height 32.00 cm (12.60 inches)
Width 21.00 cm (8.27 inches)
Depth 20.00 cm (7.87 inches)
Weight 2547.00g (81.90oz t)
Stock Code
A5178
Medium
Chinese export solid silver impressively large, five piece tea set.
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Each piece is Hallmarked with Chinese silver marks (acid tested they show a 900+ standard purity), tea set hallmarked with the silversmith mark C.J.Co (China Jewelery Company, Shanghai, 1880-1940) and the kettle by the retailer LUENWO (Shanghai, 1880-1940).
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