SEE ADDITIONAL 21 PICTURES BELOW DESCRIPTION, Antique Hand-Painted Porcelain Chinese Famille Rose Medallion Wicker Rattan Woven Basket Tea Set Service With Cloth Padded Fitted Insert, Tea Pot, Tea Cup, Tea Pot Lid/Saucer, Circa 1880s? Please see the additional 21 pictures we embedded below the description.
We do not see any manufacturers marks on the item. We believe the basket is made of a woven wicker rattan-type material although we are unsure. We do not see any manufacturers marks on the pieces and are unsure as to how old the set is, though judging by its features and lack of markings we believe it to date from around the 1880s. The teapot, teacup, and teapot lid that seconds as a saucer appear to be made of porcelain and/or china. The items have aging, discoloration, scratches, nicks, dirty and/or dusty areas, wear to the paint, small chips around the bases and rims, and other manufacturing imperfections.The set appears to be free of any cracks or repairs. The teapot stands roughly 5 in height not including the handles. The base of the teapot measures roughly 4 1/2 in diameter. The teapot has 2 wire handles that are wrapped in a thread-type material. The lid/saucer measures roughly 2 15/16 in diameter and is just about 9/16 in height.
The teacup measures roughly 2 in height and has a top opening that measures roughly 2 11/16 in diameter. The combined weight of the set is roughly 2 lbs 13 oz. The woven basket has 2 brass handles, 2 brass ring-type hinges, and a brass front latch lock closure. The brass components have aging, discoloration, scratches, nicks, and oxidation.The basket has aging, discoloration, dirty and/or stained areas, scratches, nicks, dings, heavy wear to the varnish and/or finish, broken and/or missing wicker pieces, and bending and/or warping. The top inner wicker band that surrounds the padded insert has come loose and is separated from the main basket. This component also has broken pieces of wicker in several areas. The inner padded component has heavy discoloration, fading, wear, tears, holes, and dirty and/or stained areas. The basket measures roughly 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 5 3/4 at its furthest points and in the closed position.
This an antique hand-painted porcelain Chinese Famille Rose Medallion woven basket tea set service with cloth padded fitted insert is sure to be a nice addition to your collection. This is one of many great items we currently have listed. View or search our other items here.As you can see in our listings, we offer a wide range of items and seem to find many objects of interest, new and old. We never know where or when we'll find our next treasure. Check back in with us frequently. We always do our best to satisfy our customers and work hard to offer excellent service. Your feedback is very important to us, and we welcome any comments or suggestions you might have to help us improve our service. The item "Antique Chinese Famille Rose Medallion Porcelain Tea Pot Cup Set with Woven Basket" is in sale since Saturday, March 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Tea Caddies". The seller is "bensmumma" and is located in Sutton, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.