A silver basket with handle, with design of birds and plum blossoms in open-work. Base with two maker's mark in Chinese. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 13.5 cm long, height: c. 11 cm, weight: 108 g.
Heavy Chinese export silver cake server. The handle decorated both sides with bamboo in relief. The shovel with maker's mark "TC" standing for Tuck Chang who was active between the late 19th century and early 20th century in Shanghai and Chinese character marks. Condition: fine, shovel with traces of usage. Dimension: 25.3 cm long, weight: 114 g.
Cantonese high quality export fan with beautiful original lacquer box. The leave made of silk gauze embroidered with a dragon in soft colors. The ivory guards deeply carved with flowers and figures among pagodas. The sticks pierced and carved. Silver clasp and silk tassels. The box painted in two different gold tones, having a inner box with glass lid. Condition: pristine, box with minor wear. Dimensions: length of guard: 29.5 cm, open fan is c. 52 cm wide, box: 35 cm long, weight: 554 g. Cites ...click for details
Double square seat mat used as a bench cover on which monks were seated in Buddhist monasteries during religious ceremonies. The central disc medallion among peonies and the border with lishui pattern. Knotted soft wool pile, cotton warp and fringes. Condition: clean and full pile, cotton selvage slightly worn. Dimension: 134 cm x 68 cm.
Four silver spoons with the handle in the shape of a snake watching for rats and floral engraved bowl. The backside decorated with two auspicious Chinese characters and lettered Nagasaki, marked twice "84". Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 12.9 cm long, weight: 60 g.
Cribbage board on four feet, made in Canton and worked in carved sandalwood with inlays in ivory. The bottom with compartment containing six ivory pegs. Condition: one small inlay lost, compartment chipped, few traces of usage. Dimension: 30.6 cm long x 7.7 cm wide x 2.9 cm high.
Chinese silver pendant with agate bead made for the export to Southeast Asia. Probably a small container for fragrance. Marked with Chinese characters. Condition: few traces of usage, missing ends. Dimension: silver pendant: 6 cm long, weight: 38 g.
Twelve silver spoons with four different designs, all bowls with floral decoration. A set of seven spoons with design of a Chinese coin and crossed flags, five spoons with Chinese auspicious characters. Nine spoons with Chinese character mark. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: approx. 11 cm long, weight: 84 g.
Elegant silver cigarette case, the lid decorated with bamboo. Inside marked "Tackhing", "90% silver" and a Chinese character mark. This silversmith was active between the late 19th century and early 20th century in Hong Kong. With original blue silk lined paper box, the lid with glass. Condition: few traces of usage, glass with breakage. Dimension: 8.2 cm x 11.7 cm, weight: 128 g.