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    A LEE CHING CHINESE EXPORT SILVER STANDING COVERED CUP ON UPHOLSTERED STAND WITH CARVED WOOD BASE, Canton, Hong Kong and Shanghai, circa 1876
    Marks: LC, (three-character mark for Feng Chao Ji)
    11 inches high (27.9 cm)
    21.51 troy ounces

    The cup surmounted by a cast dragon head-form finial above the chased repoussé dragon body and floral decoration to the lid, resting on a baluster-form cup with chased repoussé continuous court and war scene on a hatched ground, with a heraldic cartouche to the front, flanked by stylized scrolling dragon-form handles, chased and cast fire breathing dragon-form standard, raised on a circular foot with applied cloud decoration, and inscribed En venlig Erindring, fra de Danske i Siam, 7th Marts 1876 which translates " A friendly remembrance from the Danes of Siam, 7th March 1876."


    Condition Report*: Worn inscription to the cartouche, pigment fading to the upholstery, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age. Cup on stand measures 14 inches.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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