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The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Deborah Choate » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...» Explore Rare Chinese Silver at M.S. Rau Antiques February 22nd, 2013 Collecting silver is a passionate dedication for many, and with sets like this rare Chinese export service, it is easy to see why... Read More »

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...tankards we’ve ever stocked and, along the way, gain an increased appreciation for the artistic, aesthetic, and historical lessons they can teach us: Large Chinese Export Silver Tankard This mid-19th century......silver tankard made by Lee Ching of Canton, Shanghai and Hong Kong was made specifically for export, with a wealthy Western buyer in mind. The high-quality repoussé work reveals an exciting battle scene......Export Silver Tankard This double-skinned silver presentation tankard was built for export by Cutching of Canton in the mid-19th century. Its exterior repoussé shows a peaceful garden scene complete... Read More »

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...century.  The time-consuming nature of the process, however, meant that lacquer pieces were never exported at the same rate as porcelain, making these items highly collectable.  No other objects hold quite... Read More »

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...: Large Chinese Export Silver Tankard This mid-19th century silver tankard made by Lee Ching of Canton, Shanghai and Hong Kong was made specifically for export, with a wealthy Western buyer in mind.......75-inch-high miniature tankard with a silver plate vessel. Price: $8,850  (SOLD) Chinese Garden Export Silver Tankard This double-skinned silver presentation tankard was built for export by Cutching of Canton in the mid-19th century... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques From Our Sales Team Archives » Page 2 of 21 » The official

..., aesthetic, and historical lessons they can teach us: Large Chinese Export Silver Tankard This mid-19th century silver tankard made by Lee Ching of Canton, Shanghai and Hong Kong was made specifically......for export, with a wealthy Western buyer in mind. The high-quality repoussé work reveals an exciting battle scene, while the handle’s vibrant dragon sculpture evokes Chinese symbolism of good luck and strength......such marvellous works as this 4.75-inch-high miniature tankard with a silver plate vessel. Price: $8,850  (SOLD) Chinese Garden Export Silver Tankard This double-skinned silver presentation tankard was built... Read More »