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Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Service, mid to late 19th century, maker's mark "WS (SM)" probably for Wo Shing, with engraved decoration of various animals among bamboo branches, teapot, covered sugar, and creamer, teapot ht. 4 in., approx. 27.2 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Monogram to finials on teapot and covered sugar and handle of creamer. Teapot with smal dent to spout. Age-typical surface wear.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ceramics, Kitchenware, Pottery, Tea service, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Yuan dynasty

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