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.
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.
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.
A pair of small Satsuma earthenware vases. Painted and gilt with panels depicting processional figures between different patterns in gold on cobalt-blue ground. Base signed Satsuma and Hotoda. Condition: few gilt rubbing. Dimension: 12.4 cm high, weight: 404 g.
A powder flask in nautilus shell form originating most from India. The surface decorated with fabric forming geometric and solar motifs. The top with turned horn or ivory spout and one side with two iron suspension loops. Condition: spout chipped, missing plug, surface with lost fabric. Dimension: approx. 13 cm x 13 cm, weight: 258 g.
A lovely pair of flower vases in the shape of traditional Japanese water buckets "teoke" made of bronze with brown patina. The front decorated with silver inlay, forming a paulownia twig, and the backside with a hook. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 23.6 cm high, weight: 8.8 g.
A silver jam jar standing on three ball feet with handle and glass insert. Beautifully decorated with plum blossom and bird in relief. With maker's mark "SF" standing for Sing Fat, who worked in the early 20th century in Canton, a Chinese character mark and "90". Condition: few traces of usage, insert with rim frittings. Dimension: diameter: 9.8 cm, weight: 164 g.