shaped rectangular, the border engraved with birds and cherry blossoms, the center engraved with a tree and two ships sailing with mountains in the background, bamboo form handles, raised on four knopped supports, marked on underside
19.3/8 in. (49.2 cm.) long, over handles
42 oz. 4 dwt. (1,312 gr.)
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Acquired 12 February 1995.
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We are grateful to Adrien von Ferscht for identifying the artisan workshop. For further information please see Adrien von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940 – The Definitive Collectors’ Guide, 4th Edition, Glasgow and Beijing, January 2015.