• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER 4-PIECE TEA/COFFEE SET AND TRAY

    MARK OF KFC, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER 4-PIECE TEA/COFFEE SET AND TRAY
    MARK OF KFC, CIRCA 1920
    Coffee pot with bamboo handle & spout, ivory insulators to teapot & coffee pot, fluted melon finials, engraved with houses on stilts looking over a lake & birds amidst bamboo, the tray engraved with a fisherman approaching a group of herons, with overhanging trees & bamboo
    Tray 23 in. long (58.5 cm.)
    120 oz. (3720 gm.) (5)


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