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Item: Shan1

  • Artist: SHAN
  • Description: A beautiful and highly detailed Chinese export silver wine ewer with intricate repousse decoration all over the baluster shaped body with figures at various pursuits including battles, processions and courtly gatherings. Dragon head finial on the lid, dragon handle and mask feet. Rare maker's mark "Shan" (see Marlowe 'Chinese Export Silver' page 100),Canton. Shield shaped inscription reading: "To J.J. Greenshields Esq from The Presbyterian Church, Singapore, 1871". Weight 33 troy ounces.
  • Date: 1871
  • Condition: Fine
  • Size: 13"
  • Availability: Sold

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