Antique Chinese Silver Goblet YI AN 饴安


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Object Description

An unusual sterling silver goblet with a globular bowl raised on a tall slender column. Attractive embossed decoration of a dragon curled around the outside. Weight 201 grams, 6.4 troy ounces. Height 17 cms. Diameter of top 5.25 cms. Stamped underneath with Chinese silver marks for Luen Wo, Shanghai. Circa 1900 .The artisan workshop mark is YI AN 饴安.

Luen Wo, retail silversmith based in Shanghai, who in addition traded in jewellery, diamonds and embroideries. He produced very high quality work. His items often have the mark of the artisan who produced the piece. This firm produced items mainly in the traditional Chinese style, with classical motifs such as bamboo leaves, prunus blossoms, chrysanthemums and dragons.

Object Condition

This attractive cup is in good condition with no damage or restoration.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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