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Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850

A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver mug; part of our Asian silverware collection

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Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
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Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850
Chinese Export Silver Mug - Antique Circa 1850

Description


This impressive antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) mug has a cylindrical tapering form.


The surface of this Chinese mug is embellished with engraved simplified floral and foliate decoration incorporating three plain bordered panels.


Each panel displays an individual applied decorated illustration depicting blossoms, flowers, baskets and other Chinese icons.


The decoration to the body of this Chinese silver christening mug incorporates a small plain applied oval cartouche which displays the contemporary engraved initials 'FIMB'.


This fine antique CES mug is fitted with a subtly tapering C scroll handle ornamented with a knotted wood effect texture.


The interior of this impressive mug is gilded.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug include:

Maker's mark: KHC (Khe Cheong (Khecheong))


This impressive Chinese mug is a fine example of its type.


View the full range of Chinese/Asian silverware available at AC Silver


Condition


This antique chinese silver christening mug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality, in exceptional presentation condition.

The applied decoration is very sharp and the engraved ornamentation is very crisp.

The maker's mark struck to the underside of the mug is very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Asian silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 10.3cm/4.1"

Diameter of top 6.2cm/2.4"

Diameter of base 7cm/2.7"

Height to top of handle 10.7cm/4.25"


Weight


5 troy ounces/156g


 
 
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