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Chinese silver tankard Wang Hing

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1382791

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A Chinese silver tankard, applied onlaid with a continuous decoration of a phoenix, birds of paradise and storks amongst flowering trees, chrysanthemums and prunus. It has a hammered background, a vacant shield and double-walled interior. The decoration is in high relief, creating a three dimensional sculptural surface and amazingly in an excellent condition. Height: 12.5 cm. weight: 339 gm (10.9 oz). Stamp of WANG HING 90 and Chinese characters. Age; 19 C. condition: very good indeed, a slight ding on the shield and the interior.