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A Chinese Export silver three-piece tea service, Wo Shing, Shanghai, circa 1830-1875
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Lot 202

A Chinese Export silver three-piece tea service, Wo Shing, Shanghai, circa 1830-1875


comprising: a teapot, milk jug and two-handled covered sugar bowl, each bulbous body moulded in relief with alternating panels of prunus blossom, chrysanthemum and foliage against a diaper ground, the sides applied with leaf-capped c-scroll handles, the hinged cover with a bud and leaf finial, raised on four bracket feet embossed with leaf motifs, 1480g all in; and a Chinese rosewood and silver-mounted tray, the sides applied with bamboo-shaped handles, the corners applied with silver mounts, 37cm wide over handles

 *This lot is not suitable for export

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Sold for R 48 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 54 567

Estimate R 20 000 - 25 000


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