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**CHINA TRADE SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SERVICE, TUCK CHANG & CO., SHANGHAI, 1870-1920.
Est. $1,400 - $1,600
SOLD: $1,440 ($1,200)

Comprising a teapot and cover, sugar bowl and cover and a cream jug; each cast around the sides with a dragon chasing the fiery pearl on a matte ground, bamboo spout and handles, each bamboo knop issuing from engraved bamboo leaves, each engraved on the pearl with the initials “WI,” marked “TUCK CHANG” and with ideogram (Shanghai). 31 oz. Height of teapot 5 ½ inches.