20. Silver Wine Cup and Saucer

A particularly unusual and finely executed Chinese export silver wine cup and saucer. The wine cup designed with families in their courtyards within a rocky foreground with pine trees, the base decorated with overlapping western style foliage. The saucer with outer rim with a continuous acanthus leaf boarder, an inner circle of courtiers in their gardens, supported on three lion feet.

China early 19thCentury, 3.5” x 4”,  9cm x 10cm

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