c. 1900 - 20s
Solid .990 silver
Width (at widest points): 22 cm / 8.6 in
Height: 15 cm / 6 in
Weight: 347.3 grams
From a Porto, Portugal private collection
An elegant Republic era .990 silver vessel, in the form of a large western chalice with flared rim and two gorgeously detailed handles crafted as pheasants perching on floral branches. The overall shape and workmanship is just superb. The bottom bears Chinese hallmarks.
Condition: Great antique condition, some natural surface wear, tarnish and minor dents [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are part of the condition report.]