SOLD! for $704.00.
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7 pcs Asian Silver including Export. 1st item: Chinese sterling silver flask with hammered and engraved surface depicting a dragon encircled by bats on one side and a pagoda on the other, with inscribed cartouche "John Posik Tientsin China". Maker's mark TEH LING (working Peking, China, early 20th century), STERLING 935 in rectangles near lid; lid engraved JP. 7"H x 4" w x 1"D. Excellent condition. Note: John Posik (New Jersey, 1911-2005) likely acquired this flask during his service in the Marines. 2nd item: Silver sugar bowl, attr. Japan, round form with bail handle and three ball feet, engraved floral design. Chop mark to underside with n6 mark in rectangle. 3"H x 5" diameter. 3rd item: Small silver lotus form teacup and saucer with engraved crane in landscape decoration, chop mark to underside of cup, 1 1/2" H cup, 2 3/4" diameter saucer. 4th item: Spoon with lotus engraved bowl and figural snake handle, engraved NAGASAKI back of bowl with "84" denoting silver content, 5"L. 5th item: Sake goblet with engraved gingko design to bowl and various character symbols, the interior gilded; bottom of foot engraved with twelve characters and chop mark. Base possibly weighted. 3 1/4"H. 6th item: Four (4) conjoined and folding snuff bottles, each of rectangular form with enamel flower decoration to one side, enamel character decoration to other side, enamel finials to caps, and engraved flower and bird decoration to sides. Lids screw off and have spoons attached. 1 1/2"H. 7th item: Silver goblet with a band of cloisonne Panda decoration to side of bowl, parcel gilt filigree stem and round foot, marked SILVER 835. Height 5 1/8". Combined weight all items: 29.95 oz troy. Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Some shallow dents to side of sugar bowl, up to 1" diameter. All other items very good to excellent condition.