Chinese Export Silver Presentation Tankard. Circa 1890.
This beautiful presentation silver tankard by Wang Hing of Hong Kong is a magnificent example of late 19th-century Chinese export silver. This double-skinned vessel features a repoussé exterior of a battle executed in incredible detail. A dragon, the Chinese symbol of power and good fortune, serves as the handle of this fantastic tankard. Marked "WH". 4 1/2" wide (with handle) x 4 1/2" high. Price: $9,850 www.rauantiques.com