London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A SILVER EXPORT TAZZA, MARK OF TUCK CHANG, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the sides of the flower formed bowl with pierced and chased petal formed panels depicting scenes of dragons and flowering prunus, with an embellished double baluster stem, the domed foot with fierce dragons in flight amongst cloud scrolls, the base on three dragon head feet, makers mark TC, artisan mark Kun He or Kwan Wo -- 7¼in. (18.4cm.) high.
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