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Chinese Export Silver Bamboo Mug

1850 - 1860

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Chinese Export silver bamboo mug, ca 1850.

  • Straight and upward tapering sides applied with leafing bamboo on stippled ground.
  • Branch-form handle and rims.
  • Applied rondel engraved with single-letter monogram in buckled belt.
  • On underside is engraved “H. J. T. / 1855.”
  • Interior gilt washed.
  • Chinese mark and initials KHC for Khe Cheong, a Canton silversmith and retailer active from ca 1830s–70s.

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Wear and patina consistent with age and use.


Height: 5 inches / 12.7 cm
Width: 5.5 inches / 13.97 cm
Depth: 3.25 inches / 8.26 cm

Weight: 10 troy ounces


Silver, Silver Gilt

Decorative Style

Asian Decorative Arts

Country of Origin


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