Chinese silver mug. Khe Cheong, Canton, c. 1850.


A fine Chinese double walled silver mug, Khe Cheong, Canton, c. 1845. The heavy mug, cast and chased with bamboo, issuing from the bamboo branch formed handle, between bamboo style rims.

The interior gilded.

KHC mark, between pseudo English hallmarks.

476 grammes.

Medium: Silver

Height: 11.6 cm, 4 1/2”.

Width: 12 cm, 4 3/4”.

Depth: 8.5 cm, 3 3/8”.

Condition: Excellent. No repair.