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LOT 1527

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
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£900 (EUR 999; USD 1,175) (+bp*)

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Chinese Qing Gilt Silver Dragon Ewer

Qing Dynasty, Late 19th-early 20th century AD

A parcel-gilt silver ewer with hinged arms to the sides attached to two rings securing the domed lid; the body piriform with incised leaf pattern to the neck, textured field with reserved birds and foliage; arabesque panel to each side enclosing a parcel-gilt profile regardant dragon on a bed of tendrils and lingzhi fungus; body made in two halves with added spout and ring to the rear. 549 grams, 23cm (9"). Fair condition.

Provenance
From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.