CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA CADDY c1880 MAKER WA BATTLING DRAGONS. A very fine c1880 Chinese export silver hand decorated dragon tea caddy. Circular form with thick banded rim and base. Hand decorated scene of dragons set amidst rolling cloud formations. Battling for the sacred pearl. The cover with a single, larger dragon, winding in and out of the clouds. Cover and base with rich, stippled background. Hint of original gold interior. This rare Chinese export silver battling dragons. Tea caddy is 4 inches and weighs 9 1/2 (standard) ounces. Signed WA 90 and Chinese characters. Lustreous silver patina throughout. The item “Chinese Export Silver Tea Caddy Box c1880 WA 9 OUNCES” is in sale since Monday, January 15, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “supershrink” and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: China
- Primary Material: Silver
- Maker: WA
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original