• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 398

    A JAPANESE SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SET

    WITH JAPANESE CHARACTER PANEL, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SET
    WITH JAPANESE CHARACTER PANEL, CIRCA 1900
    Double-skinned, the sides chased in relief with chrysanthemums and bamboo all on a matt ground, sugar bowl and teapot with floral finials, the swing-handle of teapot applied with flowers and a butterfly; also a Japanese silver bowl, similarly chased and with a rim of Greek-key pattern, the base with cut-out foliate foot-rim
    the teapot 5½ in. (14 cm.) high
    45 oz. (1,395 gr.) (4)


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