• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 404

    A CHINESE EXPORT FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE

    MARK OF S. KWONG, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE EXPORT FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE
    MARK OF S. KWONG, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Baluster with simulated bamboo handles, the sides with simulated shagreen ground chased with a dragon and centred by a vacant circular cartouche, teapot and hot water jug with bamboo finials and ivory insulators, also an associated pair of sugar tongs
    Coffee pot, 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) high
    51 oz. (1,581 gr.) (4)


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