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Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
921
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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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, Shanghai, late 19th/early 20th century, Luen Wo, maker, each with paneled urn-form bodies with floral sprays to each panel and dragon-form handles, teapot, covered sugar, and creamer, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 54.4 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dragon head finials to teapot and covered sugar loose (one lacking threaded rod, each need new bolts to latch), teapot with glue residue to joint. Teapot with several dents to spout, Covered sugar one foot to dragon handle joint resoldered. Otherwise each with light surface wear, possibly 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

Creamer, Kitchenware, Pottery, Tea, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Urn, Visual arts

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