Sino-Tibetan silver repousse bowl, possibly for alms, slight conical form with band of alternating dog and flower decoration, together with various geometric designs to the body, and lotus flower and floral decoration to the base, interior with gilt wash. Unmarked but tests at least 90% silver. 4 3/8" H x 9 1/4" dia. 16.325 troy ounces. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Living Estate of Joseph & Bette Bacon, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Scattered denting and wear to rolled rim, some slight tarnish to interior base.
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