This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) cream jug and sugar bowl have an circular rounded form onto a collet foot.
This antique silver sugar bowl and cream jug have a planished silver finish and are embellished with embossed bamboo decoration.
The decoration to each piece incorporates a vacant circular cartouche to one side.
These pieces both feature a plain Chippendale style rim, incorporating a plain flared lip on the cream jug.
Each component of this fine cream and sugar set is fitted with plain angular handles.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of this each piece include:
Maker's mark: SCo (Xian Shi, Sincere & Co.)
Silver quality/purity mark: .85 (850/1000)
Character mark: xianshi (other remains untraced)
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Maker: Sincere & Co. (Xian Shi)