CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA CADDY c1890 - SIGNED. A very fine, late 19th century Chinese export silver tea caddy. In raised ovoid form with all over, hand carved bamboo leafy branch.
Set atop rich stippled surface, providing a lovely visual contrast. Smooth surface neck with stylized Greek Key and hand engraved bamboo leaves.
Well fit beaker style cover with conforming bamboo on satin. This fine c1890 Chinese export silver tea caddy is 5 1/2 inches tall and 4 1/2 inches. Across and weighs a touch under 8 standard ounces. Hallmarked in series of characters. Retains original detail and cover well fit.Small shallow ump lower body, not distracting. The item "Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy c1890 Signed" is in sale since Tuesday, February 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Tea Caddies". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.