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The cylindrical upper portion of the body is plain and unembellished, with a flared rim.
The lower bulbous portion of the body is ornamented with impressive embossed fluted and batwing ornamentation in a swirl design.
This fine example of antique silverware is fitted with a silver bamboo stem effect handle.
The hallmarks to the underside of this solid silver mug include:
Maker's mark: WH (Wang Hing & Company)
Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000)
Character maker: Untraced
Length from back of handle to lip 9.9cm/3.9"
Diameter of rim 6.1cm/2.4"
Diameter of body 6.8cm/2.7"
Diameter of foot 4.9cm/1.9"
3 troy ounces/94.6g
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quality and in very good condition.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Origin: Hong Kong, China
Date: Circa 1890
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear