circular, the center and border engraved with flying dragons against a spot-hammered ground, raised on three bun feet, marked on underside
9.1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) diameter

16 oz. 6 dwt. (507 gr.)
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Lot Essay

Author Adrien von Ferscht has suggested that salvers such as the present lot were usually made to match cocktail sets of shakers and beakers in the same decorative motif.

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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