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Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1890

£995.00

A very good and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver christening mug; an addition to our diverse silver christening collection

SKU A1755

This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) christening mug has a plain cylindrical bulbous form onto a circular spreading collet foot.


The cylindrical upper portion of the body is plain and unembellished, with a flared rim.


The lower bulbous portion of the body is ornamented with impressive embossed alternating fluted and batwing ornamentation in a swirl design.


This fine example of antique silverware is fitted with a silver bamboo stem effect handle.


The hallmarks to the underside of this Chinese silver christening mug include:

Maker's mark: WH (Wang Hing & Company)

Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000)

Character maker: Untraced


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This antique Chinese silver christening mug is a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and is in very good condition.

The Chinese hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Length from back of handle to lip 9.9cm/3.9"

Diameter of rim 6.1cm/2.4"

Diameter of body 6.8cm/2.7"

Diameter of foot 4.9cm/1.9"

Height 7cm/2.8"


3 troy ounces/94.6g


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