This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver mug has a tapering cylindrical form.
The surface of this impressive christening mug is embellished with embossed and chased decoration depicting Asian figures in a grass terrain village setting performing chores and meditating in prayer.
The scene incorporates a multitude of indigenous plants in addition to a stylised peony tree encasing a shield shaped vacant cartouche.
The upper rim and base of the mug are encompassed with applied moulded borders.
This Chinese export mug is fitted with a shaped C scroll handle modelled in the form of a bamboo stalk.
This fine CES mug retains the original gilt interior.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine silver mug include:
Maker's mark: CS (Cumsing/Cum Sing)
Character mark: Untraced
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Maker: Cum Sing