Chinese Export Silver Tea Service with associated coffee pot, all by Wang Hing (working Hong Kong, late 19th to early 20th c). Teapot, covered sugar and creamer of oval lozenge form with lobed bodies having applied bird and prunus decoration, accented with Chinese calligraphy characters; bamboo form handles and finials. Associated coffee pot with similar form and bird and prunus design, and an urn shaped finial. Cream and sugar have gilded interiors. Each piece marked on base “Wang Hing” and “90” with Chinese character marks in rectangles (coffee pot marked with “WH”). Coffee Pot 7 1/4″ H, teapot 5 1/2″ H. Combined weight: 60.24 oz troy. Provenance: Private collection, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Some scratches to bottom of coffee pot, otherwise excellent condition.
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