A Japanese export silver six-piece tea and coffee set together with silver tongs, a silver tea caddy and a silver mounted wood tray<BR>Meiji/Taisho period, arks possibly reading Samurai Shokai in Japanese<BR>(water kettle with damage to handle and loss of wick pot to heater, silver tea caddy lacking interior cover) [9]
Lot 2245
An assembled export silver tea and coffee set Late 19th-early 20th century
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Cloisonne and metalwork
An assembled export silver tea and coffee set
Late 19th-early 20th century
Comprising a teapot, coffee pot, hot water kettle on a lampstand, creamer, covered sugar, waste bowl, tea caddy, tongs and a silver mounted wood tray, elaborately embossed with whiskered dragons, cast dragon handles and finials, the rectangular burlwood tray with cast handles and reticulated silver corners and decorated en suite; the kettle, lampstand, tea caddy and tray inscribed Samuari Shokai, Yokohama and Sterling; the other pieces marked Konoike zukuri and jungin (pure silver) [10]
26 3/8in (67cm) length of tray

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  • Please note the weight of the silver pieces in this lot is 4700 grams.
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