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Japanese silver 9 piece 'Sencha' tea set by SHUNSAI

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 835667

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Hanlin Gallery - Oriental Art
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Description: A rare and complete heavy-gauge silver tea set comprising a hot water pot, tea pot, tea caddy, waste bowl and five saucers. Eash piece has been finely hand-chiselled in "katakiribori" technique with a design depicting the "Four Noble Plants" (Shikunshi: chrysanthemum, orchid, plum and bamboo). Signed by the maker: SHUNSAI (Kyoto). With the original, signed wooden storage box. Date: Early 20th century. Excellent condition.