A Chinese Silver Jardiniere
Late 19th century, Shanghai, Tuck Chang & Co., of rectangular form with pierced bamboo rim over bombe sides, each side variously decorated with bamboo, chrysanthemums, dragons, and figures in a village, joined at the corners with dragon-form loop handles extending to scrolled feet, 3.75'' H x 7.75'' W x 6.5'' D, 18.6 oz troy approximately, est:$1000/2000. Provenance: Private Collection, Pasadena, CA; acquired in Hong Kong in the 1950's
Overall good condition. General light scratches, marks and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. No liner.