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Three-piece Japanese Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Three-piece Japanese Silver Tea Service, late 19th/early 20th century, bearing the jungin mark and an additional character mark for the retailer or maker, with bamboo branches to a stippled ground, teapot, covered sugar, and creamer, teapot ht. 5 in., approx. 35.1 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Light surface wear, minor nicks to handles, teapot spout with a few minor pinprick dents.


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, Culture, Household silver, Human behavior, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Visual arts

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