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

Type
Business
Status
Inactive
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1850s
1902
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