• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, MAKER WANG HING, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, MAKER WANG HING, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    comprising a teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl, decorated in relief with scenes of ladies at leisure, boys at play and scholars conversing, the handles and spouts modelled as bamboo branches, impressed marks to the base HM, 0G and Chinese artisan character -- 9 1/8in. (23.2cm.) wide. (3)


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