RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 29th July, 2019

ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXCEPTIONAL SOLID SILVER CUP & COVER, LEECHING c.1860

19th Century Chinese Export silver cup & cover, of traditional form resting on a water-lilly stems supported by water-lilly leaves and flowers, the body finely and profusely chased following the same theme, the handle and the finial in the form twisted rope. The piece is very unusual, fine and exceptionally crisp, base imitates a pond with birds basking under the water-Lilis, a frog and a crab, lid with a wavy rim and chased with vegetation and ribbon tied Lillis.

Hallmarked LC for LEECHING.

Reference Number: A5863