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Lot 30: * CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEAPOT 11cm high, 12ozPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEAPOT
marked SC, 90, of compressed globular form with embossed trailing dragon to the body and bamboo formed handle and spout, with lift off cover with ribbed finial
11cm high, 12oz
in good condition with some minor surface scratches
cover a good fit but decoration engraved rather than chased and of different decoration
some uneven areas to main body with small dent beneath one of the dragons claws
crisp decoration to dragons and handles
clearly marked to underside
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