Chinese Silver Battle Mug with Dragon Handle

Circa 1865

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Description

Chinese silver battle mug with dramatic dragon handle.

  • Straight and upward tapering sides with dense low-relief frieze.
  • Spearmen and swordsmen on foot and horse thrust and lunge.
  • Applied armorial shield with engraved "B.O.D. from W.U. May 4th 1865.”
  • S-scroll handle in form of scaly dragon with horned head peering over rim.
  • Marked. 

Condition Report

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Deep patina.

Wear consistent with age and use.

Dimensions

Height: 5.25 inches / 13.34 cm
Width: 5.25 inches / 13.34 cm
Depth: 3.25 inches / 8.26 cm

Weight: 10.8 troy ounces

Materials

Silver

Decorative Style

Asian Decorative Arts

Country of Origin

China

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