Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1274499 (stock #1912/2346)
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A Chinese export silver goblet of breathtaking virtuosity decorated in a deep three dimensional style with a continuous panorama of the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms". It is raised on a foliate stem with a dragon emerging from its spreading foot. The interior is double walled and the residue of its original gilding is visible. This is the best and most accomplished goblet we have owned, every element in the scene is sharp, life-like and detailed and there is no loss or rubbing. Age; late 19C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1217419 (stock #1891/3901)
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A superb Chinese export silver tazza dish with a border of 6 panels: two featuring bamboo, two prunus and two figures. The stem is made in sections with a bolt and nut at the base. It has a magnificent head of a dolphin whilst its flaps are stylized as an engraved flat support ( please consult the images). height: 7 inches (18 cm) weight:20 oz. age: C. 1870. condition: excellent. there is no apparent mark.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1158209 (stock #1796/6141)
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A Chinese silver tea and coffee set, each piece embossed with a raised writhing dragon stretching around its bulbous body. The handles are formed as sea dragons and the finials of the covers also repeat the same motif. This is a substantial service weighing 1807 grams. ( 59 oz). Sets made for English and US clients usually had a creamer as well, but those for Continental Europe, especially Spain and Portugal did not . The tea, coffee and sugar basins are stamped HW, "90" and Chinese characters...