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A Chinese silver tea set and accompanying tray

the squat circular teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl ornately decorated with dragons; hallmarked 'HC' (Hung Chong, Shanghai 1860-1930). The oblong tray with canted corners and cast border decorated with equestrian warriors; presentation engraved: 'Chefoo (now Yantai) Races 1905, Hai Kwan Cup won by Deuteronomy', and bearing two struck hallmarks. Total weight approx. 2745gms.

Realised: $4,000