An enameled silver iris tea service By Mitsuyuki, Meiji period (circa 1900)
Lot 3262
An enameled silver iris tea service By Mitsuyuki, Meiji period (circa 1900)
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
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An enameled silver iris tea service By Mitsuyuki, Meiji period (circa 1900) An enameled silver iris tea service By Mitsuyuki, Meiji period (circa 1900)
Lot Details
An enameled silver iris tea service
By Mitsuyuki, Meiji period (circa 1900)
Comprising a teapot, sugar bowl and creamer all cast in silver and the surface finished to a stippled pattern with the lower section smooth carved with fine lines to simulate water and applied with stands of iris in polychrome enamels, the covers with enamel iris finials and the handles formed as iris leaves and stems, the teapot handle dark wood, signed on the underside Mitsuyuki and stamped jungin and sterling, 920 grams total
4 1/4in (10.8cm) high, the teapot
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