Sold for £1,100

LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA SERVICE comprising a tea pot, sugar bowl with detachable lid and cream jug, each decorated in relief with birds in flight and leafy branches, the handles formed as simulated bamboo, stamped character mark with '85', approximately 925g

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