Qing Dyn Yunnan Saddle Sycee (Transitional type). / Tian Shun Fu Firm. / Remittance Bank's Fine Silver. / Publicly Agreed Silver Checked. Known as the Transitional type., only found among Outside-Kunming specimens. This type only appeared between the end period of??? (Publicly Agreed Fine Silver) and the very beginning period of. (Remittance Bank Fine Silver), like the shown item it carries an assayer stamp of the former and a maker's stamp of the latter.
These transitional specimens were "accidentally" made and only lasted an extremely short time, and because they bear. Two types of stamps belonging to two completely different time periods these surviving specimens. Carry a significant historical importance, they are often regarded as one of the rarest and arguably the most important types of all saddle sycees, less than a dozen specimens are known to exist, all held in private collections, this remarkably rare type has never been offered for sale at any auctions in China/HK/TW and beyond. Many well-made counterfeits of this type have been seen over the years.Items like this do not show up for sale often. 100% original condition with thick toning.
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