• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    A FOUR PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET, MAKER KWONG MAN SHING, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FOUR PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET, MAKER KWONG MAN SHING, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    comprising a tea and coffee pot, a milk jug and sugar bowl, the handles modelled as bamboo branches, decorated in repoussé with dragons chasing the flaming pearl,the tea and coffee pots with hinged covers and bamboo finials, marked KMS, a Chinese character mark to base -- 9in. (23cm.) high max. (4)


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