tapered cylindrical, chased with a battle scene in a landscape, with dragon scroll handle, marked to underside
4.1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) high

11 oz. 4 dwt. (354.5 gr.)
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Lot Essay

According to author Adrien von Ferscht, these convoluted figural scenes are almost always depictions of classical Chinese poems, often written to mark famous historical battles. For further information please see Adrien von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940 – The Definitive Collectors’ Guide, 4th Edition, Glasgow and Beijing, January 2015.

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