SOLD! for $1,508.00.
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Set of ten cased Chinese wooden wine cups, carved and lined with silver. Each cup inscribed with a different verse attesting to the pleasures of wine drinking and each silver liner with hallmarks. Housed in the original wooden case bearing a Chinese inscription reading "With a cup in your hand, the world is free of worries". Case measures 14 1/2" L x 4 1/4" D. Mid to later 19th century. Provenance: From a Knoxville, Tennessee Collection. Condition: Wear/losses to rims of some cups with age cracks. Losses to rims of some of the silver liners.