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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1038199 (stock #1006)
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An exquisitely handcrafted large pierced centre bowl with handles. This stunning bowl is pierced, embossed and chased with a continuous scene of houses and figures in various pursuits. The backdrop to the bowl is both intricately pierced and worked to form trees and plants...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1038119 (stock #1077)
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A fine chinese export silver baluster vase with cover with historical significance. The vase is regally decorated with two applied and chased four-clawed dragons. Underneath the rim of the vase is a pattern of a beaded border underneath a flange of what looks like lotus leaves. The cover of the vase is ornately repoussed and chased and decorated with a embossed dragon draped around the cover. The finial of the cover is a regal-looking chinese mythical creature that looks like a winged lion...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1035220 (stock #1029)
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A fine chinese export silver 3-piece tea set comprising a teapot, a creamer and an open sugar bowl. The handle on the teapot has insulators, and the 3 pieces are each chased and embossed, and are decorated with chrysanthemum flowers against a textured background. Each piece has a round, uninscribed cartouche.

Age: late 19th C to early 20th C

Condition: good for its age except for a small repair at the base of the spout of the teapot (see photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1035214 (stock #1065)
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An exquisitely made antique French Brevete mother of pearl expanding purse. The front of the purse is decorated with silver and mother of pearl. The reverse is plain mother of pearl. The purse is expanding and when opened, the inside shows 3 open pockets. A fourth pocket can be locked with a small latch...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1034546 (stock #1064)
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An exquisitely made 3-piece chinese export silver teaset comprising a teapot, a creamer, and a lidded sugar bowl. The three pieces have handles shaped in the bamboo form, and applied decorative birds and insects among prunus. Both lids on the teapot and the sugar bowl have a bamboo-form finial.

Age: Late 19th C to early 20th C

Condition: In good condition except for the top of the lid of the sugar bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1034541 (stock #1019)
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A matching chinese export silver cream jug and sugar bowl - both are engraved with a chinese dragon...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1034540 (stock #1025)
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A Chinese Export Silver Cigarette Box - plain box with textured surface. This elegant cigarette box is simple in its design with an engraved monogram on an oval cartouche. It is in very good condition with heavy gauge silver and quality-made finish. The box has an interior wood lining and it is also in good conditon...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1033568 (stock #1069)
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A finely handcrafted chinese export silver card case by Luen Wo. The case is in the rectangular form with a spring lid (button release). The card case is embossed and chased and the front is decorated with embossed bamboo and a shield-shaped blank cartouche. The back of the case has an embossed 4-clawed dragon with 1 claw holding a pearl. Both the bamboo and dragon decorations contrast nicely against the finely punched background...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1033566 (stock #1044)
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A finely handcrafted chinese export silver card case. This card case is in the rectangular form with a pull-off top. This elegant card case is highly repoussed with dragons and an engraved shield-shaped cartouche to the front. The back of the card case is also repoussed with prunus blossoms...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1033203 (stock #1060)
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A mother of pearl dish sitting on a chinese export silver bamboo style base.

Age: late 19th C to early 20th C

Condition: In good condition except for a repair to the dish whereby a small piece has been glued back into the shell. (see photos for details).

Size: Height - 3.5 inches (9 cm); Length of the shell - approx 8 inches (20 cm); Width of the shell - 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #1032816 (stock #1048)
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An exquisitely crafted Japanese silver lady's handbrush. The brush is deeply chased and repoussed. Iris flowers and leaves contrast beautifully against a textured background - the design and high quality of the workmanship indicate the brush may have originated from a Yokohama workshop.

. Age: circa 1890-1920

Marked: Japanese character marks for "pure silver"

Condition: good condition for its age...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1032811 (stock #1063)
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A beautifully made large Victorian sterling silver cream jug of heavy gauge silver with a gilt interior. The jug is baluster-shaped with a scroll handle, a ribbed design, and with a circular foot...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1032562 (stock #1050)
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A pair of chinese export silver forks in the fiddle and thread pattern.

Age: late 19th C / early 20th C

Signed: LW (for Luen Wo) as well as a chinese character mark. Luen Wo worked in the late 19th century to early 20th century.

Size: 8.25 inches (21 cm) Length
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1032262 (stock #1039)
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A set of 4 beautifully crafted Chinese export silver shot cups, each adorned with a regal dragon whose body and tail drapes around the entire cup. The engraved dragon is set against a hand-hammered textured backdrop.

Signed by 'Wai Kee'. There are also the following stamps - '90', 'Silver', and chinese character marks

Condition: Very good for its age. No damages/no repairs. See photos above for more details.

Age: late 19th C to early 20th C

Size: 2.5 inc...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1032256 (stock #1061b)
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A beautifully handcrafted chinese export silver cup and saucer. The cup and saucer is crafted in the fluted style with parallel vertical grooves and panels running throughout. The cup is decorated with engraved flowers and leaves. The saucer has a series of engraved flowers and fruit engraved within each panel. The set is made of a heavy gauge of silver.

Condition: excellent condition with no damages or repairs

Age: late 19th C to early 20th C

Signed: Chinese charact...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1032223 (stock #1038)
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An elegantly made, round, chinese export silver basket divided into four exquisitely pierced sections - 2 comprising pierced bamboo decorations, and 2 comprising pierced chrysanthemum designs. The basket regally sits on 3 balled feet and has an elegant swing handle.

There is no maker's mark although there is a 'SILVER' stamp at the base. Whilst the grade of silver is not stamped, it is likely coin silver (0.900) given the vast majority of chinese export silverware is made of this gr...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1032217 (stock #1031)
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A rare, exquisitely made Victorian sterling silver whistle in the shape of a cannon. The whistle bears the hallmarks dating it to 1876, London and made by silversmith, Henry William Dee. There is also the inscription of the famous London retailer, Jenner & Knewstub. The firm, Jenner & Knewstub, were well-renowned stationers, die-sinkers, engravers and illustrators who produced the highest quality crests, and other items, including stationary items for the Russian Imperial family.*(source: int...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1920 item #1032213 (stock #1041)
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One Chinese silver and enamel repousse box with a cover shaped like a vase, and adorned with little sea creatures including fish, crab, prawn, sea snails, as well as flowers. The enamelled sea creatures are hand hammered and are set against a textured background. The enamelled colours of green, blue and pink, contrast nicely with the silver vase background.

Marked: Yes, there are a series of chinese characters stamped at the base of the box.

Condition: Very good for its ...