Mugs & Tankards

Chinese Export Silver Tankard

Status: FOR SALE
Chinese Export Silver Mug, of unusual tapering form. The mug has a dragon handle, and the body is profusely decorated with battle scenes depicting warriors with weapons and identifying standards. There is a contemporaneous engraved inscription to the shield-shape cartouche which reads "To H.W.B. from A. Wong M. D, Canton July 1877". Hallmarked with Chinese makers mark WEN JI (文記), and LC for the Canton retailer Lee Ching.
Price range
£5k to £10k
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Product Details

maker
Lee Ching
Medium
silver
Signed/inscribed/dated
1875
dimensions
Height:12.5cm
condition
good
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