Two Chinese export silver menu or place card holders in the shape of dragons. Marked "LW" and Chinese characters standing for Luenwo, a silversmith active in Shanghai in the late 19th and early 20th century. Condition: fine, maybe minimally distorted. Dimension: approx. 18 cm long, weight together: 146 g.
Silver cocktail shaker with strainer and detachable cap. Embossed decoration of a dragon and a round cartouche with monogram on a shagreen simulating ground. Base marked "Nanking", silver approved. Condition: the cap with one, the foot and beaker's rim with small dents. Dimension: 26.2 cm high, diameter: 10.7 cm, weight: 406 g.
An antique walking cane or parasol handle. Made of silver decorated with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl among clouds. Top with monogram. Unmarked, tested silver. Condition: top slightly dented. Dimension: total length: 30.6 cm.
Two Chinese export silver miniatures subtly formed as a rickshaw and a pushcart with movable wheels. Both with maker's mark "ZW" standing for Zeewo and two Chinese character marks. Known silversmith active in the late 19th and early 20th century in Shanghai. Condition: fine. Dimension: 6.1 cm and 8.2 cm long. Total weight: 80 g.
Two deeply carved wooden boxes for the export, both having a hinged lid. The larger box lined with later felt. Condition and dimension of small box: few minor losses, maybe with later varnishing, lock with missing key; 22 cm x 16.5 cm x 10.5 cm. Larger box: some losses and worm holes, two small old repairs (see picture 12); 28.2 cm x 19 cm x 9 cm. Weight together: 1500 g.
A repousse silver box with slightly domed lid. Decorated with dragons and scholars playing a game in a landscape. Bottom marked "KY" and Chinese characters. Condition: lid with partially dented area. Dimension: 4.6 cm high, diameter: 5.3 cm, weight: 64 g.
Decorated to the four straight sides with a flowering plant or a river landscape. The rounded sloping shoulder ending in a pewter-mounted neck. Condition: stopper is lost, edges with chips. Dimension: 24.2 cm high, weight: 1000 g.
Large porcelain sugar bowl with beautiful decoration of court scenes, flowers and birds in famille rose and a lot of gold. Condition: very few small areas with enamels and gold slightly worn. Dimension: handle to handle: 18.5 cm, 14.1 cm high, weight: 792 g.
An ivory card case, made in Canton for the export. Allover deeply carved with figures in a pagoda landscape. Condition: perfect. Dimension: 9.6 cm x 5.5 cm. Cites documentation can be obtained if required.