A Chinese Silver Tea Service
comprising a kettle on lampstand, two coffee pots, a two-handled lidded sugar bowl, a waste bowl, a creamer and an associated rectangular tray, the first three with insulators.
marked to undersides
188 ozt 16 dwt gross weighable
Height of first 15 1/2 inches.
Estimate $ 6,000-8,000
Service in overall decent stable condition. Each item with light to moderate surface scratching consistent with polishing and use. Some polish remnants remaining in recesses.
Kettle having an indentation caused by pressure to one of the stand pegs.
Larger coffee pot body standing off center due to indentation on foot. Finial indented into lid.
Covered sugar stands off center due to indentation on foot. Lid bent out of round but fits confortably to base.