Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy C1845 Wongshing - 21 Oz.


Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy     C1845 Wongshing  -  21 Oz.

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Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy C1845 Wongshing - 21 Oz.:
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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA CADDY c1845 WONGSHING - 21 OZ. - MORSE FAMILY



A very fine and rare c1845 Chinese export silver Morse family,

lion handle tea caddy

or tea box.


Signed W for the Canton work shop of Wong Shing, and

pseudo British Georgian hallmarks (page 254 in Dr Crosby's text).

First listed at 15 Old China St. around 1830......


Also Morse family crest - two battle axes banded with chaplet of roses above

motto - translated I trust in God not cauldron form banded shoulder and finger petal fluting and petal gadroon rim.

Cast satin chased lion mask drop ring handles.

Well fit recessed raised bud atop bending petal framed

support W for Wongshing

and

pseudo (placed there by the Chinese maker

to compete with British silver) British George III hallmarks


This c1845 Chinese export silver lion handle tea box is 7 inches tall

and weighs 21 1/2 standard ounces.


In very fine condition.

Rich sterling patina, retains original detail.


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