10-01-201010-02-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2519BBoston
October 1, 2010 06:00 PMCalender
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Large Chinese Export Silver Trophy Urn

$30,810$26,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Large Chinese Export Silver Trophy Urn, Hong Kong, late 19th century, Wang Hing & Co., makers, the large vessel fully chased and embossed with a dense scene of battles and receptions before nobility, with floral lambrequins at neck, with bamboo and bamboo leaf-form loop handles, the domed lid with dragon head finial, on reeded foot with leaftip rim, the front roundel engraved with presentation inscription dated for the Selangor Races and dated 1893, ht. 20 1/2 in., approx. 77 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

good, with minor age wear. light bends to tips of bamboo leaves at handles, with one with loss to one end.
engraved: "Selangor Races 1893 Mava Cup Presented by the Indian Mercantile Community won by Romano"

Keywords

Large Chinese Export Silver Trophy, Wang Hing & Co.