• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA SET

    MARK OF TUCK CHANG, SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA SET
    MARK OF TUCK CHANG, SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1900
    Squat circular on floral and foliate-embellished bracket feet, the sides chased in relief with chrysanthemums on a matt ground and centred by a vacant cartouche below a basket of flowers, simulated bamboo rims, the handles modelled as dragons and with dragon head finials, tea and coffee pot with ivory insulators
    the coffee pot, 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
    73 oz. (2,263 gr.) (4)


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