A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century
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A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray
The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,495) inc. premium
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A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century
Lot Details
A Chinese silver 'dragon' tea service and a silver dragon-handled tray
The tea service with impressed Shanghai Yuenwo and Taichangchan marks, 19th century
The tea service comprising a matching teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl, each finely chased with a writhing four-clawed dragon on each side between bamboo-shaped handles and spouts, the teapot finial shaped as a blossoming prunus spray and the body inscribed, the tray with each handle formed as an elegant three-clawed dragon curling around to grasp its tail, the border with repoussé peonies and the centre incised with branches of leafy peony.
The teapot 25cm (9 7/8in) wide, the tray 61.2cm (24in) long (4).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 銀龍紋茶具三件及托盤一件 「Shanghai Yuenwo、泰昌隆」款

    The teapot bears the inscription: Presented to James Kerfoot Esq. by The Chinese Staff and Work People of the Ewo Cotton SPG. & WG. Co. Ltd.
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