ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER DRAGON TEA SET, KWAN WO c.1900

SOLD
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique early 20th Century Chinese export solid silver three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each spherical body applied with dragons in relief, spout, handle and feet modelled as a bamboo branch and richly parcel gilt interior. Hallmarked Chinese Export (tested 900 standard), Canton & Hong Kong, Maker's mark KW for Kwan Wo (active 1875-1940), for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015, page 418.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

TEAPOT
Height: 14cm
Width: 21 x 13cm
Weight: 370g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 10cm
Width: 14.5 x 9cm
Weight: 180g

CREAM JUG
Height: 8cm
Width: 12 x 9cm
Weight: 140g

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Location China
Designer / Brand Kwan Wo
Period c. 1900
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Condition pre-owned