From a collector of Chinese antiques; never seen the internet light of day. Please do not let the fair price detract from the value of this beautifully carved antique Chinese cup. Also have an almost matching set of two, not seen here - one slightly rounder and an odd smaller one (total of 4 from same).
This is an early Chinese 1900s or earlier antique intricately carved rich brown coconut shell (although have seen this called carved lacquer?) tea cup or bowl with silver color liner that appears to have been hammered into the shell and showing many interesting lucky symbols: swirls, curls, shou, sword, scrolls, fan, saber?
2" high X 3 1/4"
Weighs 94 grams on postal scale. Normal wear for age and usage. bo-Ae
$14 USPS Priority/Ins/Track or FREE with USA Ck or
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