An engraved silver tea caddy and cover, Late Tang dynasty 唐末 銀鏨花卉紋茶罐
40,000 - 60,000 HKD
An engraved silver tea caddy and cover,
Late Tang dynasty
the base inscribed with an inscription reading Xuan Hui jiufang Yu zi hao
In overall good condition, with some traces of oxidation and tarnishing to the silver surface.
Antique Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
An American private collection.
Compare a silver bowl engraved with a similar mark, excavated from Beiyin village in Liulin city, Yaozhou district, Shaanxi in 1985, which is now in the collection of Shaanxi City Museum.