Tea Set in the Japnese Style

Tea Set in the Japnese Style. Manufactured by Elkington & Co. 1881-82. Teapot 4 1/2 inches high, milk jug 2 7/8 inches, sugar bowl 2 1/2 inches, tray 19 inches wide. Silver, the surface decorated with relief patterns in imitation of the technique of "Komai." Date: Silver, 1878-80. Marked "Silver Elkington & Co." with Birmingham hallmarks.

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The Aesthetic Movement and the Cult of Japan. London: The Fine Art Society, 1972. Catalogue number 234.

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