A Chinese silver punch bowl Late 19th century, impressed mark Tianjin Hengli zuwen pin
Lot 283
A Chinese silver punch bowl
Late 19th century, impressed mark Tianjin Hengli zuwen pin
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
A Chinese silver punch bowl Late 19th century, impressed mark Tianjin Hengli zuwen pin
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A Chinese silver punch bowl
Late 19th century, impressed mark Tianjin Hengli zuwen pin
Elaborately chased around the exterior with prunus and chrysanthemum blossoms borne on gnarled leafy branches, under a scalloped border incised with a nineteen-character inscripton, supported on a short straight foot. 24.8cm (9 4/5in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a Belgian private collection acquired pre-1945

    十九世紀晚期 銀鏨刻花卉紋碗 「盧發總辦惠存 電車電燈公司各洋員敬贈紀念」、「天津恆利足紋聘」印款

    來源: 比利時私人收藏,得於年1945前

    The Inscription may be translated as:

    To General Manager Lu Fa, with compliments from all the foreign staff at the tramcar and electric light company
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