London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A SILVER EXPORT TAZZA, MAKER WANG HING, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the shallow foliate rimmed bowl pierced with blossoming prunus branch decoration, raised on a tall stem formed as three prunus branches with three cranes standing upon the stems circular base, makers mark Wang Hing, 90, and a further artisans mark -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) high.
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Wang Hing was a prolific firm working in Hong Kong and Canton during the last quarter of the 19th Century and first quarter of the 20th Century.
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