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Chinese Silver and Enamel Vase, Zee Wo, Shanghai 1910


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1920: Item # 994371

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This Monumental Chinese Silver and Enamel Vase by Zee Wo, Shanghai, circa 1910, is a prime example of the art of the Chinese Silversmith. The base of the vase is hallmarked with Zee Wo, Shanghai, Chinese characters, and 90 for the silver standard of 900/1000. The vase is of elegant urn form. The body is decorated with polychrome cloisonné enamel depicting numerous branches of prunus in bloom (cherry blossoms) in an undulating pattern. The vase sits on its original wood stand. Weight: 125.5 Troy Ounces. Height: 22 1/4 Inches Excluding Wood Base. Condition: Excellent Estate Condition. Note: See pair of Zee Wo Bowls for additional items in this genre.