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Five Small Chinese Export Silver Mugs

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2542B
Lot:
768
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Five Small Chinese Export Silver Mugs, late 19th/early 20th century, a Luen Wo with applied chrysanthemum decoration, ht. 3; and four with chased and embossed decoration, three by Cumshing (a dragon decorated, ht. 3 1/2, a bamboo decorated, ht. 2 5/8, and a figure decorated, ht. 2 5/8), and a double-walled Hung Chong decorated with figures, ht. 3 3/8 in., the latter with dragon-form handle, the other four with bamboo-form handles, approx. 18 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

the double-walled likely with monogram removal, and very slight swelling spreading between the two layers. the three Cumshings with small monogrammed roundels and some surface wear.
all with some overall minor age wear.

Keywords

Hung Chong, Drinkware, Mug, Teaware

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