• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5919

    Christie's Interiors

    8 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 408

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER MUG WITH DRAGON HANDLE

    MARK OF LEECHING OF CANTON, HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER MUG WITH DRAGON HANDLE
    MARK OF LEECHING OF CANTON, HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1880
    The sides chased with notables in pavilions, drummers, mounted archers and trees, centred by a vacant shield-shaped cartouche at front side
    1 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) high
    12.5 oz. (388 gr.)


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    Provenance

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