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...| posted by Phillip Youngberg Treaty of Nanking Silver Tray, for Sir Henry Pottinger
I love antique silver, as much for its beauty as for its history....... Right now we have a most extraordinary silver tray, gifted to Englishman Sir Henry Pottinger
, that is both visually stunning and historically important....... It bears the crest of the city of Manchester as well as the family coat of arms of Henry Pottinger
. A luxurious scalloped frame encompasses a gallery of pierced fretwork with floral accents while four Chinese dragons guard the handles...
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