Lot 1002 (Asian Works of Art, 26th April 2018)

Sold for £750

Condition report
Silver boat is 21 cm high - 25 cm long - 11 cm wide oar to oar - 27 cm high overall on wood stand


CHINESE EXPORT SILVER JUNK with display case, late 19th/early 20th century, with the mark for silversmith 'SW' on middle sail, on hardwood base, the junk with three sails with a flag and ribbon atop of each, complete set of ten detachable oars and a detailed scene on the deck including six sailors and five cannons, the prow from which two anchors hang, the stern with four triangular flags, the case 38cm long, 40cm high, 20cm deep

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