1870 Wl Chinese Export Silver Pierced Repousse Standing Dragon Lotus Vase 4.4oz
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1870 Wl Chinese Export Silver Pierced Repousse Standing Dragon Lotus Vase 4.4oz:
c1870 WLCHINESE EXPORTPIERCED REPOUSSESTANDING DRAGON FLAMMING LOTUSTWO FIGHTINGDRAGONSGOOD CONDITION4 OUNCES
c1870 WLChinese export silver Standing dragon with apierced repousse vase, ithastwo Dragonschasing the
Flamming Lotus pearl, bases haveflames and cloudsin Repousse on hand stippled background.
Extremely Rare maker:
Marked:WL & Chinese characters.WL was a Canton maker in the early years vof the China trade.
The Vase has been almost broken inn half and has an old repair,
needs some work, to make perfect.
The DragonVases in classic tapering cylindrical design.
The Dragons on the base, is a Full bodied standing Dragon.
The silver base has a very Rare design , it comes off the vase.
The vases have Ruffed rims.
TheVase has a large , beautifulPiercedDragon with,four claws looking up at the Flamming Lotus pearl. ( an Early design )
Another dragon comes along the edge to clutch at the lotus pearl.
The dragons completely wrapped around each vase.
The dragon withgapping mouth with bluging eyes, razor sharp teeth, pointed horns.
The dragons body is covered with diamond shaped scales of alternating sizes.
The base of each vase has a Repousse clouyds and smoke.
Set against a Hand Sippled background
Silver Vase:7 inches Tall,1.50 inches Wide, Weight4.4 ( standard ) ounces.
On base 8.25 inchesTall.
GoodCondition. old repair to lower pierced work.
Please Serious offers only !!!
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