London, South Kensington
22 February 2007
A Chinese silver goblet, Hoaching 'H' workshop mark and Hui artisan mark, second half 19th century
the bell shaped cup with a lipped bamboo node rim above a plain band, decorated in repousse with birds and insects perched on bamboo and a monogrammed shield, supported on a tripod bamboo-shoot stem foot rising from the domed and stepped base with repousse rockwork and roots -- 7 11/16in. (19.5cm.) high, 8.5oz.
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A similarly decorated goblet with S.S. mark and Hui maker's mark is illustrated in A. J. Marlowe, Chinese Export Silver, London, 1990, pl.55.
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