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Good Japanese Three-Piece Silver Tea Ceremony Set
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Good Japanese Three-Piece Silver Tea Ceremony Set, mid-19th century or earlier, including a hibachi and hot water kettle, h. 5-3/4", dia. 5-1/2", a tea jar, h. 3", w. 3-1/8", and cup, h. 1-1/4", dia. 2-1/4", the surfaces engraved with flowers and foliage on a manako (fish roe) ground, with ringed grotesque masque handles and shishi and chrysanthemum finials, 23.27 total t. oz.
Condition
Overall Condition: Good. There is a very small dimple on the underside of the kettle. The hibachi has a "V"-shaped test file mark on the underside of one foot. The cup has a very shallow oval dent, about 3/8" long, near the lower edge. Otherwise fine. No marks and not tested for silver purity. A very attractive set with no significant condition issues.
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Good Japanese Three-Piece Silver Tea Ceremony Set

Estimate $400 - $700
Oct 12, 2013
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Starting Price $325
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0621: Good Japanese Three-Piece Silver Tea Ceremony Set

Sold for $3,400
4 Bids
Est. $400 - $700Starting Price $325
New Orleans Auction Fall Sale: Day 2 of 3
Oct 12, 2013 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0621 Details

Description
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Good Japanese Three-Piece Silver Tea Ceremony Set, mid-19th century or earlier, including a hibachi and hot water kettle, h. 5-3/4", dia. 5-1/2", a tea jar, h. 3", w. 3-1/8", and cup, h. 1-1/4", dia. 2-1/4", the surfaces engraved with flowers and foliage on a manako (fish roe) ground, with ringed grotesque masque handles and shishi and chrysanthemum finials, 23.27 total t. oz.
Condition
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Overall Condition: Good. There is a very small dimple on the underside of the kettle. The hibachi has a "V"-shaped test file mark on the underside of one foot. The cup has a very shallow oval dent, about 3/8" long, near the lower edge. Otherwise fine. No marks and not tested for silver purity. A very attractive set with no significant condition issues.

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