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Four Chinese Export Silver Goblets

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
983
Sold for:
$3,430$2,800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Four Chinese Export Silver Goblets, early 20th century, one with partially rubbed mark, possibly IC, with plain bowl on stem formed as a cluster of three bamboo reeds, ht. 7 3/4, and three with chased and embossed decoration and presentation inscriptions, including a large Tuck Chang goblet with dragon-decorated bowl, on three baseball bat or billiard cue-form legs over a group of three balls, ht. 11 1/8, a Woshing chrysanthemum-decorated with reeded stem, ht. 7 5/8, and a Luen Wo bird and bamboo-decorated, with bamboo-form stem, ht. 7 5/8 in., approx. 47 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Luen Wo: leaning slightly to one side (slightly compression). engraved: "EWO Farewell Cups Tientsin Spring 1904 Mixed Doubles 1st Prize won by J.. O'M. Irwin"
Woshing: engraved: "Shanghai J.G. Club Lawn Tennis Championship S. Terry 1912"
Tuck Chang: showing very slight compression at top of one of the cue-form legs. engraved: Shanghai Customs Club Billiard Handicap 1st Prize won by A.G. Champan Spring 1926"
all with some minor overall age wear.

Keywords

Club Lawn Tennis Championship S. Terry, Shanghai J.G. Club Lawn Tennis Championship, Bamboo, City, Geography of China, Sports

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