10-01-201010-02-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2519BBoston
October 1, 2010 06:00 PMCalender
850

Chinese Export Silver Ewer

$24,885$21,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.