ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION KORO CUP & COVER c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION KORO CUP & COVER c.1900

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A2844

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century rare and magnificent Chinese Export Solid Silver two-handled presentation cup and cover, unusually modelled as a Chinese Koro, two elongated handles, the sides are further handles realistically modelled as fish, the domed cover surmounted by an eagle and ball finial, resting on three figural feet.

The body is decorated with birds amongst foliage and shaped cartouches, the front bearing the original memorial inscription "MR & MRS SMALLEY, HOME SWEET HOME, FROM Y.W. CHOW".

The piece appears to be unmarked, is typically Chinese Export period, year 1890-1920.

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height:  34.5cm

Width:  25.5 x 16.5cm

Silver Weight: 1110g