A unique silver vase in Chinese style, decorated with butterflies, prunus branch and various flowers, including chrysanthemum, lilies, etc. in high relief. This piece which was made by Walter & John Barnard, of the famous London family of silversmiths Barnard & Sons, is dated to 1879 of the Victorian Age. The decoration is extremely refined and sophisticated with the use of both gilt and copper. Fully marked with five stamps on the neck and in the bottom. Weight: 540 gr. H. 25,5 cm.