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Chinese Export Silver Mug

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Silver Mug, late 19th/early 20th century, worn English pseudo marks and incised character marks to underside, with a chased battle scene throughout centering a vacant cartouche, ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 12.0 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

Underside of foot with numerous dents (unobtrusive from exterior). Shallow dent just above footrim (blends into chasing). Otherwise with only light surface wear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chinese art, Chinese export silver, Economic history of China, Food and drink, Matter, Mug, Silversmithing, Troy weight

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