Chinese Export Silver-Gilt Goblet
Chinese Export Silver Goblet, plain gilded rim over a body with heavy repousse design of birds amid bamboo leaves, ornamented with a vacant monogram shield and lined in a gilt-wash, on a bamboo-form stem, atop a circular foot with repousse root design. Marked on interior of foot ring with illegible Chinese character marks. 6-1/2"H, 4.75 oz troy. Chinese, late 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection.
Slightly misshapen with light dents to rim, body and footring, marks rubbed.