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Lot 20: FOUR CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CUPS, SAUCERS AND SPOONS Saucer, 12cm diam, Cup, 4cm high; Total 20.5ozPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
FOUR CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CUPS, SAUCERS AND SPOONS
character mark and indistinct mark to base to all pieces, comprising four tea cups and saucers and spoons, the cups of tapered form with geometric patterns and cartouches enclosing foliate decoration, with bamboo formed handles, the deep circular saucers with scalloped and engraved rim and engraved floral spray to centre, together with four naturalistically form foliate spoons with gilt highlights (12)
Saucer, 12cm diam, Cup, 4cm high; Total 20.5oz
generally good condition with some wear and marks
a few pieces with heavier scratches
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