Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870

Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1870

c. 1870 China

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£2,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Chinese silver tea set/service consists of a teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl.


Each piece of this tea service has a circular rounded form onto a collet style foot.


The surface of each piece is encircled with a fine and impressive embossed and chased decorated undulating, iconic Chinese dragon design; the head of the dragon is further embellsished with applied nose-tendrils.


The teapot and sugar bowl are fitted with domed covers ornamented with flat engraved foliate designs encompassing the original silver finials reflecting the style of bamboo stalks; the cover to the teapot is hinged.


The teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with embossed shaped C scroll handles modelled in the form of a bamboo stalks.


The teapot has an exceptional embossed bamboo style swan necked spout, accented with inverted incuvred segments.


The hallmarks struck to the rim of this impressive antique tea set include:

Maker's mark: WA (undocumented maker's name)*

Character mark: Untraced


* Items associated with this maker are rare and known for their high quality.

Dimensions
Teapot

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 23.3cm/9.2"

Width 13.5cm/5.3"

Height 13.6cm/5.4"


Sugar Bowl

Length across handles 14cm/5.5"

Width 9.3cm/3.7"

Height 9.8cm/3.9"


Cream Jug

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 12.7cm/5"

Width 9cm/3.5"

Height 7.1cm/2.8"

Total Weight
25.1 troy ounces/782g




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This antique Chinese silver tea set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased and embossed decoration is very sharp and the flat engraved ornamentation is very crisp.

The Chinese hallmarks to the underside of each piece are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.
Maker: Unknown

Date: Circa 1870

Origin: China
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU C1379 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
C1379
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese export silver three piece tea service; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection
AC Silver

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Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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