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1890s Antique Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing & Co

$7,835.77

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A magnificent, fine and impressive antique Chinese export silver box; an addition to our oriental silver boxes collection. This magnificent antique Chinese export silver (CES) box has a rectangular form. The lower portion of this antique Chinese silver box is embellished with a broad band of pierced bamboo stalk and foliate decoration, below a chased undulating plum blossom decorated border. The box is fitted with a hinged cover further embellished with pierced and chased decoration identical to that of the body. The upper plateau of the cover is embellished with an impressive pierced decorated panel displaying segmented iconic Chinese dragon designs amidst clouds, incorporating a central vacant shield shaped cartouche. The underside of the box is plain and unembellished. The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine box include: Maker's mark: WH (Wang Hing & Co) Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000) Character mark: Untraced This magnificent Chinese box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire. Condition This antique Chinese silver box is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased and pierced decoration is all very sharp. The Chinese hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Dimensions Length 26.7cm/10.5" Width 10cm/3.9" Height 7.9cm/3.1" Weight 31.4 troy ounces/977g Maker: Wang Hing & Co. Date: circa 1890 Origin: Hong Kong, China Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Chinese export silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.1 in. (7.88 cm)Width: 3.9 in. (9.91 cm)Depth: 10.5 in. (26.67 cm)
  • Style
    Chinese Export (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C18141stDibs: LU1200213822611

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  • Shipping
    $143.91 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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