ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER EXCEPTIONAL CUP & COVER C.1880

ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER EXCEPTIONAL CUP & COVER C.1880

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A4253

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare and unusual Chinese Export Solid Silver Cup & Cover, of traditional form resting on a water-lilly stem supported by water-lilly leaves feet, the body finely and profusely chased with figures in a landscape, the handle and the finial in the form of herons. The piece is very unusual, fine and exceptionally crisp, base imitates a pond with baby birds basking under the water-lillies, lid chased along the edge with grapevine boarder, front of the cup has a shield cartooche engraved with initials 'FJ'.

The base is Hallmarked with Chinese Character marks (tested 900+ standard), possibly by Wang Hing & Co.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage. 

SIZE

Height: 32cm

Width: 19 x 13cm

Weight: 685g