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Chinese Export silver mug, Joseph Hopkinson 1848

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Chinese Export silver mug, Joseph Hopkinson 1848
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Chinese Export silver mug, engraved and embossed all over with a floral/foliate design, engraved to base " Act'g Fleet Surgeon / J. Hopkinson U.S. Navy / Canton China / 1850", 4 1-8" h, 3 5-8" d, unmarked, 8.8 TO. Joseph Hopkinson is listed in the 1848 US Navy census as serving in the East India Squadron on the Brig "Dolphin". The USS Dolphin got underway 6 May 1848 to join the East India Squadron, protecting American citizens in Asiatic waters. The East India Squadron was a squadron of American ships which existed in the nineteenth century, it focused on protecting American interests in the Far East. Part of the duties of this squadron was serving with the Yangtze River Patrol in China. The East India Squadron was established in 1835 and existed until it became part of the Asiatic Squadron in 1868.: . Provenance: This lot comes from the Hopkinson Family Collection, Francis Hopkinson, 1737-1791 was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He designed the first US Flag, Continental paper money, and the first United States coin.Good condition, no hallmark, engraved on bottom Act fleet surgeon hopkinson US navy 1850
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Chinese Export silver mug, Joseph Hopkinson 1848

Estimate $400 - $800
Nov 19, 2019
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Starting Price $200
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31308: Chinese Export silver mug, Joseph Hopkinson 1848

Sold for $1,700
22 Bids
Est. $400 - $800Starting Price $200
Fine Jewelry, Silver, Decorative & Fine Arts
Nov 19, 2019 10:00 AM EST
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Lot 31308 Details

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Chinese Export silver mug, engraved and embossed all over with a floral/foliate design, engraved to base " Act'g Fleet Surgeon / J. Hopkinson U.S. Navy / Canton China / 1850", 4 1-8" h, 3 5-8" d, unmarked, 8.8 TO. Joseph Hopkinson is listed in the 1848 US Navy census as serving in the East India Squadron on the Brig "Dolphin". The USS Dolphin got underway 6 May 1848 to join the East India Squadron, protecting American citizens in Asiatic waters. The East India Squadron was a squadron of American ships which existed in the nineteenth century, it focused on protecting American interests in the Far East. Part of the duties of this squadron was serving with the Yangtze River Patrol in China. The East India Squadron was established in 1835 and existed until it became part of the Asiatic Squadron in 1868.: . Provenance: This lot comes from the Hopkinson Family Collection, Francis Hopkinson, 1737-1791 was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He designed the first US Flag, Continental paper money, and the first United States coin.Good condition, no hallmark, engraved on bottom Act fleet surgeon hopkinson US navy 1850
Condition
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Please pay attention for future additions to this sale, this is a partial upload. Missing photos will be posted by early next week. If you wish to receive more specific condition reports or additional high res photos, please contact the auction house directly by phone or by email at info@williambunchauctions.com for fastest and most complete response. Please provide your email address. PLEASE NOTE!!!!! There are sometimes bidders who decide to ignore requests for payment of lots they have bid on and purchased. If you do not pay your bill in a timely fashion with us (Within 10 days of the sale) we will file a non-paying dispute with Live Auctioneers that will ultimately result in your account with LA being closed. We do not EVER remove these after the fact if you have ignored demand for payment. This is sort of like your "Credit Report" in the auction world, and we think that this is best left for the world to see.

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