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Antique Zeesung Silver Dragon Pattern Butter Dish with Dome

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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Found this silver butter dish and dome at a new thrift store that opened today. Picked this out for $2.88 and found out it’s made by Zeesung in Shanghai in the 1900’s or 1910’s. It even has the glass dish insert! Weighs a hefty 218.4 grams of silver! Definitely a great find!

    Update: gave it a quick polish!

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Wow that is a nice find.
      Great silversmith and very collectible.
      An excellent dragon there!
    2. carmenisacat carmenisacat, 4 years ago
      I hate you. It would be nice to see a photo after the polish! Lucky you, congrats.
    3. krysciobrad krysciobrad, 4 years ago
      @carmenisacat , the main photo is the polished version. I ran out of my polishing solution so I just used a quick batch of Baking a Soda and a soft brush. But once you compare the two photos it’s a night and day difference lol.
    4. carmenisacat carmenisacat, 4 years ago
      What an extraordinary find. I once found a christening cup and matching plate made by WK Vanderslice...even the name on the cup was appealing...John B. Daggett haha. My kids and I call it the John B. Daggett. I hope you cherish yours as much as we cherish my $20 investment. Peace and I still hate you hahaha.

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