• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER HOT WATER JUG

    MARK OF LUEN WO OF SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER HOT WATER JUG
    MARK OF LUEN WO OF SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1880
    OF SQUAT CIRCULAR FORM WITH CYLINDRICAL NECK, THE SIDES CHASED IN LOW RELIEF WITH FLOWERING PRUNUS ON A MATT GROUND, APPLIED WITH A SMALL VACANT CARTOUCHE TO ONE SIDE, THE HANDLE WITH SIMULATED WOOD FINISH AND IVORY INSULATORS, COVER WITH FRUIT FINIAL
    7¼ IN. (18.5 CM.) HIGH
    12 OZ. (372 GR.)


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