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Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
919
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Service, late 19th/early 20th century, character marks to underside, monogrammed, with embossed bamboo branches and leaves throughout, teapot, covered sugar, and waste bowl, teapot ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 29.9 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Teapot with dent to body. Otherwise in in good condition with light surface wear, probably dipped or lacquered previously.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chinese export silver, Food and drink, Matter, Tea, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Visual arts

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