Antique Chinese Export silver goblet by Hung Chong, Canton, circa 1890. This lovely goblet was given as a riding trophy and is engraved "Hermitage Handicap, Won by Battle Dawn, ridden by W. Hill". The cup is repousse and chased with a genre scene of a family amidst a village.
The background is engraved in a stipple pattern. The interior of the cup is gilded. The cup is raised on 3 bamboo style supports resting on an acanthus leaf engraved spreading pedestal foot.
Hallmarked on the foot wit...
This elegant Antique set of 6 Chinese Silver Coffee Spoons was made circa 1890. Each spoon is hallmarked “SF” for the maker, 90 for the silver standard and a Chinese character mark. The bowl of the spoon is of plain design. The stem is wrapped from the midsection to the terminal with a thick wire form piece of silver. The stem is finished with a wreath form plaque centering a Chinese character. Length: 4 5/8 Inches. Weight: 2.75 Troy Ounces. Excellent Condition.
Chinese export silver cocktail shaker, ca 1900. Tapering cup. Cover has curved shoulders and cylindrical neck with cap and built-in strainer. Repousse chrysanthemums on stippled ground. Cover sides have engraved bands and dense slash lines. Armorial frame vacant as is cap top. Hallmarked with Chinese characters and letters HC for Hung Chong, who was active in Shanghai and Canton. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BQ426
Late Qing Dynasty (19th/early 20th century) Chinese silver chatelaine to be worn on a belt, with five suspended items for personal grooming including an ear pick, stylized sword and halberd and two pointed tools (possibly for fingernails). Did not photograph well.. Most probably was intended as presentation piece for a Mongolian or Manchu person, and is decorated with auspicious symbols - flower and pearls on the upper holder, a bat surrounded by two coins and four Yin-Yang emblems on the lower ...
Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver place setting with: (dimensions in inches) dinner fork (7 3/4), salad fork (6 3/4), spoon (6 5/8), and knife (8 1/2). Each: Hollow handle with chased exotic scenes: robed Chinamen, pagodas, and trees. Knife blade has engraved bamboo stalk. Knife and dinner fork have oval cartouche (vacant) and stamp for Wang Hing, a Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Salad fork and spoon have armorial cartouche (vacant) and mark for Luen Wo of Shanghai. Very good condit...
Rather unusual 19th century Chinese export silver miniature armchair of classic Chinese shape, its back in a shape of the character Shou (longevity). Excellent crisp work, in great condition, hallmarked on the bottom in Chinese, as well as with 2 stamps reading 90 and SF. Height 2 inches, weight 24.6 grams.
19th century Chinese export silver salt shaker with floriform body section and two relief Chinese characters on the sides reading LONG LIFE and HAPPINESS, respectively. Excellent crisp work, could use some cleaning, 3 hall marks on the bottom - 1 Chinese and 2 reading 90 and WH, respectively. Height 1 13/16 inches.
European silver and faceted ruby glass perfume, ca 1890. Ovoid with lozenge faceting. Silver collar with engine-turned wave ornament and hinged bun cover with worked flowers and applied cartouche (vacant). Glass is deep red. Unmarked. Good condition. Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x W 1 5/8 x D 1 1/8 in. #BO193
19th century Chinese export silver spoon with bamboo shape stem and finial with four roundels containing Chinese characters for longevity, happiness, peace and tranquility. Essentially, the spoon is a good luck charm. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, Chinese hallmark on the back. Length 4 1/4 inches.
19th century Chinese export silver coffee spoon with recessed enamel yin/yang symbol surrounded by 4 trigrams from I Ching. I Ching (The Book of Changes) is one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts containing a divination system. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, hallmarked in Chinese on the stem. Length 5 inches.
Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver picture frame. Rectangular window in shaped ribbon surround with applied Chinese characters. Top arched with monster mounts on shoulder and open bamboo applied at bottom. With glass, silk lining, and bamboo-style hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Marked Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: Frame: H 6 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 5 x W 3 1/4 in. #BR587
19th century Chinese export silver match box holder with relief decoration of a pagoda on textured ground. Excellent crisp work, wonderful detailing, in great condition. Two hall marks on the side - one in Chinese, the other reading HC. Height 2 5/16 inches.
19th century Chinese export silver spoon with the handle decorated in low relief with 2 scholars in a typical landscape of thatched hut and rocks. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, pleasantly heavy. Two hall marks on the bottom - one in Chinese, the other appears to read HC. Length 5 7/8 inches.
Set of 10 Lord Saybrook sterling silver goblets. Made by International in Meriden, Conn. Each: Tapering bowl with fluted rim, cylindrical stem, and raised foot. Four goblets have gilt-washed interior. A graceful and traditional form that works just as well on a Modern table. Fully marked including pattern name and no. P664. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 59 troy ounces. #BT272
Chinese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1900. Curved sides and raised and spread foot. One front bamboo, birds, blossoming prunus branch, and robed and bearded sage: Modish motifs on stippled ground. On back large and shaped tubular frame (vacant). Handwork and hammering. Marked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 36.4 troy ounces. #BR435
19th century Chinese export silver open salt in a shape of a bamboo section with low relief sprays of bamboo on the sides and glass insert. Excellent crisp work, 2 hall marks on the bottom - one Chinese, the other one reading HC. Wonderful old piece in great condition. Height 1 3/8 inches.
Chinese silver vase, ca 1900. Classical amphora with domed foot, concave neck, and flared mouth. Branch-style scroll handles mounted to neck. Oval frames with bamboo, blossoming prunus branches, and perched birds including one severe owl. Leaf-and-dart at base. Marked with Chinese characters. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 13 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 31 troy ounces. #BQ918
Chinese silver gilt filigree box with enamel and carved jade, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover with scrolled tab. Enamel scrolls and flowers in shades of blue, green, pink, and white applied to mesh ground. Cover has cabled oval inset with carved jade. Gilt interior. Beautiful color and age-related toning. Marked “Silver”. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Gross weight: 10.5 troy ounces. #BS807
Chinese Export silver bowl, ca 1900. Curved and tapering with spread and reeded foot. Rim turned-down with chased scrolling and leafing branch on stippled ground. Chinese marks. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 4 x D 11 1/4 in. Weight: 18.4 troy ounces. #BN983