A lovely antique Chinese export sterling silver dip pen, circa 1890. Of superb quality with finely detailed embossed decoration comprising of intricate scrolling foliage and flowers. Silver is heavy gauge with a nice weight in hand. Hallmarked as shown with Chinese character mark. In very good condition with general wear. Pen nib is marked for Joseph Egerton & Co., aka Royal Ensign Pencil Works, of Manchester, England. Pen measures 6 1/8" length without the nip in place.
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