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Lot 19: THREE PIECE CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA SET Teapot 15.5cm high, combined weight 30ozPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
THREE PIECE CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA SET
marked with character mark to base, comprising a teapot, covered twin handled sugar bowl and milk jug, each of square section with planished finials and a circular cartouche inscribed with characters, the handles naturalistically formed as bamboo (3)
Teapot 15.5cm high, combined weight 30oz
some small bumps and bashes to bodies, mainly on corners / shoulders
planished finish in good condition with light wear only
covers a good fit
raffia handles with some damages and small losses, becoming a little loose
clearly marked to base
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