DR CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904), ATTRIBUTED
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DR CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904), ATTRIBUTED

KOMAI TEA SET, 1886-99

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DR CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904), ATTRIBUTED
KOMAI TEA SET, 1886-99
produced by Elkington & Co., silver with ivory insulators, comprising kettle, stand and burner, teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl, tea caddy, tongs, slop bowl and electroplated tray
kettle on stand 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high
stamped Elkington marks, assay marks for Birmingham 1886, 1889 and 1899 (10)
Literature
W. Halen, Christopher Dresser, Oxford, 1990, p. 151 pl. 170 (similar tea service illustrated)
S. Durant, Christopher Dresser, London, 1993, p. 86 (similar teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl and tongs illustrated)
Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham Gold and Silver, 1773-1973, 28 July - 16 September 1973, no. E2 (similar design exhibted)
Fine Art Society, The Aesthetic Movement and the Cult of Japan, 3 - 27 October 1972, no. 234 (similar design exhibited)
Exhibited
Kurland-Zabar, New York, Christopher Dresser: the Power of Design, 28 April - 29 May 1993
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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