Fine antique China Trade Spoon (Snuff Spoon), dating to the late 19th Century, circa: 1890. The handle of the Solid Silver Snuff Spoon is in the form of a Dragon and the heart shaped bowl has an engraved design of a Dragon (best seen in person). Beautifully made and magnificent detail. Is marked / signed on the bottom between the neck and the front claws---in Chinese characters and what appears to be YS within a box (possibly for: Yatshing). The Spoons is quite long, measuring 9" from the tip of the bowl to the end of the tail. Fine and wonderful piece. Note the photos are dark and a bit blurry----is an exceptionally fine piece and much more detailed and prettier in person.
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