10-01-2010 10-02-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2519B Boston
October 1, 2010 6:00PMCalender
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Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Set

$8,575$7,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece Chinese Export Silver Tea Set, Shanghai, late 19th/early 20th century, Tuck Chang & Co., with chased and embossed decoration of figures at various pursuits including riding water buffalo, chasing off wolves, and catching horses, with dragon-form handles and dragon mask finials, comprising pear shaped teapot, covered sugar, and creamer, pot ht. 8 1/4 in., approx. 38 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

sugar with possible repair of join of base of handle to body, including one of dragon's back legs.
otherwise good, with very minor age wear.

Keywords

Tea Set, Tuck Chang & Co.