• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5919

    Christie's Interiors

    8 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 411

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER GOBLET

    MARK OF FENG CHAO JI IN CHINESE CHARACTERS, CIRCA 1884

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER GOBLET
    MARK OF FENG CHAO JI IN CHINESE CHARACTERS, CIRCA 1884
    Chased with dragons amidst clouds, a dragon entwined around the stem and top of the domed base; also a second goblet apparently stamped only with "90", chased with panels of flowers, villages and flowering prunus, both with presentation inscriptions, respectively, Amoy 1884 and Takao 1884
    The tallest, 8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high
    20 oz. (620 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    T.G. Harkness, accountant for Jardine Matheson, later Sheriff of Dumfries and by descent to the present vendor.