Rare elaborately decorated Jogja tea service with unusual decoration of boddhisatva, taotie masks, birds and pagoda-shaped lids. The tea service contains a teapot, coffeepot, sugarbowl, vase with 12 teaspoons and 1 sugar spoon and a vase with a tea strainer, all on a large tray.
The items are marked: ‘made in Jogja’, 800MD, for the workshop of Moeljodihardjo from 1936 on (nowadays Mulyo Pratono).
Condition: overall in fairly good condition, with some scratches on the tray and a dent in the foot/base of the teapot.
Teapot: 24 x 25 cm. (spout to handle)
Coffeepot: 19.5 x 17 cm.
Sugar bowl: 19.5 x 18 cm.
spoons + vase: 14 x 7 cm (incl. spoons)
Teasifter + vase: 8.5 x 15.5 cm.
Tray: 48 x 37 cm.
Teapot: 1216.8 gr.
Coffeepot: 602 gr.
Sugar bowl: 635.1
spoons + vase: 385.5
Teasifter + vase: 253.7
Tray: 1500 gr.
Gross weight: 4593.1 gr.