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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Trade Arts: Pre 1900: item # 1158209

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Chinese silver tea and coffee set with dragon decor
A Chinese silver tea and coffee set, each piece embossed with a raised writhing dragon stretching around its bulbous body. The handles are formed as sea dragons and the finials of the covers also repeat the same motif. This is a substantial service weighing 1807 grams. ( 59 oz). Sets made for English and US clients usually had a creamer as well, but those for Continental Europe, especially Spain and Portugal did not . The tea, coffee and sugar basins are stamped HW, "90" and Chinese characters. HW stands for Hone WO.The sugar tongs are associated with the set. Age: last quarter of 19 C. Condition: excellent , decoration is detailed, fine and crisp.


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