CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA SET c1880 LUENWO - JAPANESE TASTE. A fine and rare c1880 Chinese export silver tea service.Crafted in the form of sliced oval bamboo trunks with two bands. Of faux rivets along lower body.
Adorned with a series of life-like insects, including beetle. And house fly, applied along the surfaces. Chinese export silver with applied insects is never observed. This design, though rare, is found on Meiji period Japanese tea wares.
Cover retains the original bamboo stalk finial, rising from series of. Four bamboo twigs with spread leaves along the cover surface. Tapering bamboo form spout rising from hand chased satin surface. Conforming bamboo handle rising from twin bamboo twig.And leaf upper terminals, the dozens of bamboo leaves reaching across. Much of the teapot side wall surfaces. This fine and rare c1880 Chinese export silver teapot is 9 inches handle to spout. And 5 1/2 tall and the complete set weighs a bit over 38 standard ounces.
Cream jug and sugar with hint of original gold interior. Handle secure, we had our silversmith craft well matched composite heat stops. The item "Chinese Export Silver Tea Set c1880 Luenwo, Shanghai" is in sale since Saturday, August 24, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Teapots". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina.
This item can be shipped to United States.