10-01-2010 10-02-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2519B Boston
October 1, 2010 6:00PMCalender

Chinese Export Silver Ewer

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 02, 2010 10:00AM


Chinese Export Silver Ewer, late 19th century, with Chinese characters mark, slender baluster body chased and embossed overall with figures at various pursuits including battles, processions, and courtly gatherings, with short spout with domed lid with dragon head finial, with dragon-form loop handle, on foliate footrim with grotesque mask-topped paw feet, ht. 13 1/4 in., approx. 32 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

central shield to body with engraving removal. good, with minor age typical wear.