ANTIQUE 20thC JAPANESE SOLID SILVER TEA & COFFEE SET, MIYAMOTO, TOKYO c.1900

  USD $38,623
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century Japanese Meiji Period solid silver massive eight-piece tea & coffee service, exceptional and magnificent quality, embossed and applied with chrysanthemum flowers, blossoming cherry trees on matted ground, flowers partially applied with gold decoration, mounted with bamboo C-form handles and lids set with Iris bulbs.

Hallmarked with the Junjin marks (950+ high grade silver), Maker Miyamoto Skoko, active in Tokyo (1880 - present), high class manufacturer and retailer who held the Royal Warrant as the suppliers to the Imperial household, a rare privilege at the time.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

KETTLE
Height: 35cm
Width: 19 x 15cm
Weight: 1310g

COFFEE POT
Height: 29cm
Width: 23 x 15cm
Weight: 870g

TEAPOT
Height: 14cm
Width: 22 x 14cm
Weight: 525g

SUGAR BOWL & LID
Height: 12cm
Width: 18 x 12cm
Weight: 395g

WAIST BOWL
Height: 8cm
Width: 12cm
Weight: 250g

CREAM JUG
Height: 10cm
Width: 17 x 10cm
Weight: 360g

TEA CADDY
Height: 14cm
Width: 10cm
Weight: 305g

SUGAR TONGS
Height: 12cm
Weight: 25g

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Location Japan
Designer / Brand Miyamoto Skoko
Period c.1900
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Condition pre-owned