Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA

Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA
Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA

Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA

This classic 5 piece presentation tea set consists of a teapot, tray, creamer, sugar bowl, and sugar tongs, each piece having a serene Buddha detail. Additionally each piece is clearly marked THAINAKON STERLING THAILAND beneath a logo, with the large inscription in the center of the tray. In appreciation of his valuable assistance. Rendered to the Thai Police Department.

General Phao Sriyanonda, director general of the Thai National police was a reputed CIA client, who utilized CIA provided aircraft, boats and automobiles for drug trafficking purposes. He was notorious for excesses against political opponents according to Wikipedia. He eventually fled the country and died at age 50 in exile. A wonderful piece of political world history from the 1950's! This well-crafted tea set is in very nice condition for the age and use, with minor surface scratches, patina, and one small dent noted in the center of the tray just below the word "his".

The teapot has wear to the inside handle and the very tip of the finial, exposing the wood within. Please see photos closely for more information and feel free to ask any questions you may have. Teapot - 10 inches long, 4 ½ inches wide, 5 inches tall, 450 grams. Tray - 15 7/8 inches long, 10 inches wide, 656 grams.

Creamer - 6 5/8 inches long, 3 inches wide, 3 inches tall, 140 grams. Sugar bowl - 7 inches long, 3 inches wide, 3 inches tall, 146 grams. Sugar tongs - 4 ½ inches long, 35 grams.

I do my best to accurately describe items listed for sale. Any chips, cracks, tears, stains or other noticeable damage will be listed in the description. If no damages or defects are listed above, it is because I didn't see any and the item is in very good condition. Please look carefully at the photos, as they are considered to be part of the description! Some items may not have been tested to make sure they work properly.

I try to note that in the description. If you are not 100% satisfied. Do not hesitate to contact me. I will do my best to resolve the problem.

All prices are based on. Each item is carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival at its destination. With the cost of boxes, bubble wrap, peanuts, tape, etc. I will notify you if it will run later than that for any reason. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.

925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "parcka727" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.


Thainakon Sterling Tea Service, Thailand Police Dept Inscribed Buddha Set, CIA