A late 19th century Chinese export silver comport
by Wang Hing, also stamped '90' with character mark, circa 1880
The circular fluted dish embossed in relief with a figurural border depicting scenes from Oriental life, with central shield reserve, the dish supported by three stylised bamboo stems, with three further leafing simulated bamboo plants spreading between three standing models of cranes, the stepped circular base embossed in relief with a band depicting rampant dragons among clouds, with presentation inscription: "Foley C.P. Vereker R N from his Shipmates, H.M.S. Rambler 1885", height 27cm, weight 28oz.
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