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Chinese Qing Dynasty Silver Tea Strainer, Late 19th Century, China

$375

About the Item

A wonderful Chinese silver tea strainer, Qing Dynasty, possibly Tong Zhi period (1861 to 1875), late 19th century, China. The silver tea strainer elegantly designed with a bamboo motif handled topped by a faux "Tong Zhi Tong Bao" cash coin. The strainer of generous proportions, with a wide and deep pierced bowl. The rim of the strainer wonderfully worked in repousse with a pair of dragons chasing each other around the scalloped rim. Unmarked, save for the markings on the faux coin. Most likely made for domestic use.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 0.75 in (1.91 cm)Width: 7.5 in (19.05 cm)Depth: 3.5 in (8.89 cm)
  • Style:
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Silver,Cast,Repoussé
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1875
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. With heavy tarnish is one of the recessed areas.
  • Seller Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU894719280782

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