Peking 1909 - Gesandschafts-Schutzwache presentation decoration

Lot 25-0174

Auction ended: September 23, 2017
Starting price: € 4.000,00
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Import farewell present to the German officer Oberleutnant Petersen who served with "Gesanschafts-Schutzwache" in Peking in May 1909. 
Carved bottom piece from ebony. Right side balustrade missing. Chinese gate or part of a temple from real silver. Nicely detailed. An excellent masterpiece.
Engraved silver tag: "Dem scheidenden Kameraden Oberleutnant Petersen das Offizierskorps der Gesandtschafts-Schutzwache Peking Mai 1909"
The tag has its 3 of its 4 nails missing but you can clearly see where it was attached to the front side of the wooden part.
In custom made wooden presentation box.
Height of the decoration: 19cm. Length: 22cm
Size of the box: 21cm x 24,5cm x 10cm

(Peking 1909 - Gesandschafts-Schutzwache Ehrengeschenk)

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