Lot# 1063 A Chinese export silver coffee service, Luen Hing

Circa 1910, Shanghai, each with maker's mark ''LH'' within a rectangle for Luen Hing, further marked ''90'' and with Chinese mark, a three-piece set, each relief-decorated with a dragon, comprising a coffee pot (8'' H x 7.25'' W x 4.25'' D), milk jug (2.25'' H x 5.5'' W x 3.625'' D) and a sugar bowl (2.125'' H x 6'' W x 3.875'' D), not monogrammed; together with an associated dual-handled pierced-surround wooden tray (2.625'' H x 22.25'' W x 12.25'' D), maker's mark of Tuck Chang & Co., Shanghai, inscribed to central inset silver plaque in Chinese, 4 pieces, total weight 28.765 oz troy approximately, est: $1200/1800
*Price Realized: $2,040.00

Provenance: Private Southern California Collection. Condition: Overall good condition, with general light marks, scratches, nicks and tarnishing commensurate with age. The coffee set not monogrammed; tea tray engraved, as stated. Weight includes bone insulators; does not include tray. Tray with general wear to finish and scattered scratches. Coffee pot with a repair to upper end of handle, an approximately 1.25'' loss to edge of interior molding of lid, a bend to lip and scattered shallow dings to base; the largest approximately .25'' x .75''.

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