Chinese export silver antique tea set by Tu Mao Xing

By Tu Mao Xing (Chinese, active 1880-1930)

£18,000

This exquisite silver tea set is of exceptional quality, as could be expected of Tu Mao Xing, one of the finest Chinese silversmiths of all time.

 

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Description

Comprising a tea pot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each of globular fluted form with dragon handles, the bodies embossed with sprays of bamboo and figures on horseback, with character marks to the bases.

Teapot height 18 cm, width 26 cm, depth 15 cm
Sugar bowl height 9 cm, width 17 cm, depth 11 cm
Milk jug height 9 cm, width 15 cm, depth 11 cm
Combined weight 850 g

Details

Artist / Maker
By Tu Mao Xing (Chinese, active 1880-1930)
Country of Origin
Asian, Chinese
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
19th Century
Style
Chinese Interest
Material
Silver
Colour
Silver

Dimensions

Height
18 cm / 7.1 inches
Width
26 cm / 10.2 inches
Depth
15 cm / 5.9 inches
Weight
850 g

Reference:
013571

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