Four-piece Chinese Export Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, late 19th/early 20th century, bearing character marks, each with a baluster body featuring a dragon wrapped along the outer edge on a hammered ground, coffeepot, teapot, covered sugar, and creamer, coffeepot ht. 8 1/2 in., approx. 58.5 troy oz.
Finial to teapot pushed into lid slightly (unobtrusive),otherwise in good overall condition with only light surface wear.
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