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Three Piece Chinese Export Silver Tete-a-tete Tea Set

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
766
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Three Piece Chinese Export Silver Tete-a-tete Tea Set, Canton, c. 1860, Hoaching, maker, pear shaped teapot, creamer and sugar, with overall chasing and embossing of bamboo leaves, teapot ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 19 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

all with some body dings. teapot with small spots of solder repair at pins. pot with wear to tip of spout. creamer with pinpoint to top of handle. sugar likely lacking lid.
all with some age wear, including wear to engraved shield.

Keywords

Tea Set, Hoaching, Tea, Teapot, Teaware

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