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Chinese Export Silver 2 Handled Dragon Cup And Cover C .1890. 42.5cm. 39 Troy Oz For Sale

Chinese Export Silver 2 Handled Dragon Cup And Cover C .1890. 42.5cm. 39 Troy Oz

Presented is an EXCEPTIONAL and IMPRESSIVE 17 inch CHINESE SOLID SILVER CUP AND COVER, with FULL BODIED DRAGON HANDLES, FIGURES, MYTHICAL BEAST FEET and ELEPHANT FINIAL, made inCHINA c.1890.

The cup is decoratedas follows:

Thefront side has a very finely repoussed scene of SHOU-LAO AND 3 OTHER CHARACTERS,framedagainst a finely matted background. Above this is a band of GREEK KEY DECORATION. Above this is finely PIERCED AND ENGRAVED floral and panel decoration. The top tier is also finely PIERCED AND ENGRAVED with floral decoration and a central vacant cartouche. Above this is a LARGE ELEPHANT (6cm x 6cm)with a LOTUS FLOWER on its back (I imagine this has a symbolic meaning). The cup stand on 3 very well modelled MYTHICAL BEAST legs. The handles are 2 EXCEPTIONALLY well modelled FULL BODIED DRAGONS, with moving tongues!

The reverse side is decorated exactly the same with the exception of the main panel (bottom tier) which has engraved Chinese characters...

THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONALY IMPRESSIVE AND VERY FINELY MADE CHINESE SILVER CUP AND COVER. THE QUALITY OF THE DECORATION IS REALLY SUPERB.

The cup and cover stands approx. 42.5cm (16.75 inches) and is approx. 30cm (12 inches) widest point of dragon handle to widest point of dragon handle.

The cup and cover is a solid 39 troy ounces or 1209 grams.

There are no marks apart from 2 old French import marks on thebody and lid/cover.

The CONDITION is EXCELLENT withvery SHARPCRISP detail throughout.There is NO damage or repairs whatsoever.

THE PICTURES ARE NOT GOOD AT ALL. THE COLOUR APPEARS DULL - THIS IS NOT THE CASE. THECUP AND COVERIS MUCH BRIGHTER AND SHARPER IN REAL LIFE!.

ATRULY UNIQUE AND EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE SOLID SILVER CUP AND COVER MADE IN CHINA c.1890

Please see my other sales for more SPECIAL CHINESE EXPORT SILVER and some very good English silver.

Thanks for looking and please do not hesitate to email any questions!

On 23-May-13 at 16:38:23 BST, seller added the following information:

THE CUP AND COVER DOES NOT HAVE ANY CHINESE MAKER'S MARKS, JUST 2 OLD FRENCH IMPORT MARKS ON THE BODY AND LID/COVER.


Chinese Export Silver 2 Handled Dragon Cup And Cover C .1890. 42.5cm. 39 Troy Oz

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Chinese Export Silver 2 Handled Dragon Cup And Cover C .1890. 42.5cm. 39 Troy Oz:
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