Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug
Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug

CUM SING (worked c.1775-1835)

Antique Chinese Export Silver Christening Mug

c. 1800 China

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique Chinese Export silver mug has a tapering cylindrical form.

The surface of this impressive christening mug is embellished with embossed and chased decoration depicting Asian figures in a grass terrain village setting performing chores and meditating in prayer.

The scene incorporates a multitude of indigenous plants in addition to a stylised peony tree encasing a shield shaped vacant cartouche.

The upper rim and base of the mug are encompassed with applied moulded borders.

This Chinese export mug is fitted with a shaped C scroll handle modelled in the form of a bamboo stalk.

This fine CES mug retains the original gilt interior.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine silver mug include:
Maker's mark: CS (Cumsing/Cum Sing)
Character mark: Untraced

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to rim 7.9cm/3.1"
Diameter of rim 4.7cm/1.9"
Diameter of base 5.6cm/2.2"
Height 6.1cm/2.4"

Weight

2.6 troy ounces/82g


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This antique silver mug is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.
The Chinese hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique CES.
Maker: Cum Sing
Date: 1800
Origin: Canton, China
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A6449 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 6.10 cm (2.40 inches)
Depth 7.90 cm (3.11 inches)
Diameter 5.60 cm (2.20 inches)
Stock Code
A6449
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver christening mug; an addition to our silver christening gifts collection
Signed/Inscribed
The Chinese hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are very clear.
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