Wing Kee & Co. [????-????]

Submitted by Michael Blow on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 01:59

In England I collect Chinese Export Porcelain, including Armorials, which are not uncommon as several thousand services were ordered over a long period of time. Unusually I have found a piece of Canton Enamelled Porcelain with the name "WING KEE & CO". Useing the internet I have found the company in Hong Kong Trade Directories between 1882 and 1925. They were able to load 2600 tons of coal in half a day, and published letters from the gratefull Captains. Can you tell me anything of this firm, and what did they do when the ships converted to oil. 

Michael Blow

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