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Chinese Export Silver Tea Cups, Yang Qing He, circa 1880

US$1,930.23per set


Antique 19th century Chinese solid silver pair of tea cups and saucers, the sides are engraved with chrysanthemum flowers and bamboo. The tea cups are of good traditional size and features stunning workmenship. Hallmarked with Chinese characters to base (tested 900+ standard), Maker Yang Qing He (active in 1830-1930), Yang Qing He is considered as the most famous and successful Shanghai silversmith of the 19th century and is considered the one of the first silversmiths to open his silver workshop in Shanghai. The range of items that came out of his workshop was generally more diverse than any other workshop in Shanghai and the attention to detail and quality is clearly noticeable in his work. For more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015. Condition: In great condition, no damage. Size Height 7cm Width 10cm Combined weight 305g.


  • Creator
    Yang Qing He (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.76 in. (7 cm)Diameter: 3.94 in. (10 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Chinese Export (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In Great Condition - No Damage.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A50651stDibs: LU1348217096471

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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