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Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Coffee Service

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Coffee Service, late 19th/early 20th century, maker's mark "WH," probably for Wang Hing, with handles and finials formed as dragons and a chased figural band depicting a battle scene with central engraved cartouche, coffeepot, creamer, and covered sugar bowl, coffeepot ht. 10 1/4 in., approx. 41.9 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

Coffeepot lid with wear through silver in a couple areas (not visible to exterior), a dent to back side. Coffeepot and sugar bowl each wobble slightly. Otherwise with surface wear, slight loss to detail on raised elements.


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

Wang Hing, American culture, Coffee preparation, Coffeemaker, Coffeepot, Creamer, Decorative arts, Human behavior, Visual arts

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