RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 16th May, 2019

CHINESE SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL NANJING-CHANGJIANG-BRIDGE SAKE SET C.1970

20th Century Chinese silver gilt sake drinking sake set, comprising of a large ewer, eight goblets and a tray. Each piece is richly gilt and extremely decorative, part-fluted and chased with scrolling foliate, set with semi-precious turquoises and stunningly cloisonne' enameled with flowers in high-relief. The large jug has a pull-off lid in the same style, the body is applied with two large enamel panels depicting the famous Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge.

Hallmarked Chinese silver (stamped SILVER), mark used in 1970's for item made for export.

Reference Number: A5693