29 November 2007
A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TRAY
MARKED WITH CHINESE CHARACTER AND AN INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, PERHAPS THAT OF KHECHEONG, MID 19TH CENTURY
Shaped oval and on four foliage and shell panel feet, with foliage and flower border and engraved overall with foliage scrolls and flowers on textured ground, marked under rim
27 1/8 in. (69 cm.) wide
128 oz. (3,975 gr.)
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A similar tray by Khecheong is illustrated in H.A. Crosby Forbes, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1885, Milton, 1975, p.212, fig. 153.
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