SCOTTISH STERLING TEA SET 1883 JAMES REID - CHINESE TEA MERCHANTS. A fine and rare 1883 Scottish sterling tea set depicting tea harvest and Chinese tea merchants. James Reid, listed in Glasgow. In gently tapering ovoid form.
The teapot with beautifully carved scene depicting Chinese tea merchants in sun hats. A second scene with a Chinese man in short pants tending to crop. The third scene woman in western dress with steer in pasture. Framed within interwoven leaf and vine, medallion and flower head shield below.
Raised fruit and floral displays within oval. Cover retains the original multi-step beaded platter and bell finial, original fastener.
Grape and leaf and flower head shield mount spout and handle. This rare 1883 Scottish sterling Tea Merchant teapot is 9 1/2 inches. And complete set weighs bit over 40 standard ounces. Teapot interior clean as if little used. The item "Scottish Sterling Tea Set 1883 Chinese Tea Merchants" is in sale since Tuesday, July 16, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.