CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TRAY c1890 L. DRAGON & FORTRESS – 82 OUNCES. An exceptionally fine, late 19th century Chinese export silver, hand decorated tray. For serving afternoon tea. Signed for the later export period work shop of L. A similar size tray from the work shop, with simple bamboo decoration offered by. We are offering a more beautifully decorated dragon – fortress and warship tray. Classic rectangular form with notched bamboo rim and shaped handles. Center with beautifully hand carved 4 claw Chinese dragon set amidst streaming flames. Framed in each corner by a difference hand decorated scene. Walled fortress & tower set along ocean side. Chinese junk along waters of small village built into sea side cliffs. Chinese pagoda rising above town at ocean’s edge, with sailboats in the distance. Atop cast 3-step L shape feet. Rich silver patina, retains original detail. Stands firm on table. Mild surface wear from over 100 years of careful use. This late 19th century hand decorated Chinese export silver dragon & walled fortress. Footed tea tray is 23 inches across handles and 14 across weighs over 82 standard ounces. Hallmarked LYH 90 Silver & Chinese characters. The item “Chinese Export Silver Tea Set Tray Dragon & Castle 82 Oz” is in sale since Sunday, August 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Teapots”. The seller is “supershrink” and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: China
- Primary Material: Silver