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Export Pewter Tea Set with Tray

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Export Pewter Tea Set with Tray, China, late Qing dynasty, all elongated quatrefoil form, decorated with hardstone-inlaid grape vine designs on two sides, carved hardstone handles and knobs, mark reading "The Old Capital 229 Chien Men Peking CHINA," ht. to 5 7/8, wd. to 14 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

tarnishing, surface dirt, minor wear with scratches.


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China, Ancient Greek sculpture, Arts, Decorative arts, Hardstone, Hardstone carving, Jewellery, Lithics, Visual arts

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