Chinese Export Silver Three Piece Tea Service - Antique Circa 1900

GBP 3,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese export silver three piece tea service; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection

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

Each piece of this tea service has a rounded hexagonal form onto a cast pedestal style foot.

The surface of each piece is embellished with fine and impressive panels of applied undulating, iconic Chinese dragon designs.

The upper rim of each piece is encompassed with an applied bead decorated border.

The teapot and sugar bowl are fitted with the original domed covers surmounted with cast knopped silver finials; the cover to the teapot is hinged.

This Chinese silver teapot is fitted with a C shaped handle, accented with scrolling terminals.

The sugar bowl and cream jug are fitted with silver handles reflecting that of the teapot, incorporating a bifurcating lower terminal.

The teapot features a cast silver swan necked spout, with moulded decoration to the lip.

The hallmarks struck to the rim of this impressive antique tea set include:
Maker’s mark: WH (Wang Hing & Co.)
Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000)
Character mark: Untraced

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 20.5cm/8.1″
Width 10.2cm/4″
Height 13.4cm/5.3″

Sugar Bowl
Length across handles 11.8cm/4.6″
Width 7.3cm/2.9″
Height 10.3cm/4.1″

Cream Jug
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 11.4cm/4.5″
Width 6.9cm/2.7″
Height 8.6cm/3.4″

29.2 troy ounces/907g

Object History

Maker: Wang Hing & Co.
Date: Circa 1900
Origin: China

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique Chinese silver tea set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The applied decoration is very sharp. The Chinese hallmarks to the underside of each piece are clear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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