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October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender

Three-piece Assembled Chinese Export Silver Tea Service

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 06, 2016 4:00PM


Three-piece Assembled Chinese Export Silver Tea Service, late 19th/early 20th century, teapot by Luen Wo, creamer and sugar by Hung Chong & Co., each with raised cherry blossom motifs throughout, teapot, creamer, and covered sugar, teapot ht. 4 1/8 in., approx. 35.0 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Teapot with very minor shallow dent to handle and small abrasion with related 1/4 inch spot of metal fatigue to rim (each very unobtrusive). Otherwise each in good overall condition with light surface wear.

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