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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 : 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 : 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...
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...
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 : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1031956 (stock #1061)
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An exquisite chinese export silver hexagonal salt cellar raised on 6 legs. Each leg is formed in the shape of a dragon. The hexagonal bowl is decorated with panels of flowers and leaves against a plain backdrop.

Age: late 19th century / early 20th century

Signed: Marked to the base with a chinese character mark

Condition: very good with no repairs or damages

Size: approx 1.5 inches (3.3 cm) high; and 2.5 inches (5.8 cm) across the base

Weight: 24.6 g...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1031944 (stock #1073)
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One chinese export silver carpenter's pencil holder adorned with an exquisitely detailed applied dragon.

Condition: Very good condition for its age. As with the nature of antiques, there are a couple of inconsequential scratches and marks that do not detract from the object. See photos for details.

Signed: Signed by either WH (for Wang Hing), or WN (for Wing Nam)(the mark is not clear. There is also a '90' for the grade of silver.

Age: late 19th century / early 20th...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1030382 (stock #1071)
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A pair of early 20th century chinese export silver candlesticks with the maker's mark Zeewo (of Shanghai). The solidly crafted candlesticks are elegant in design and made of heavy gauge silver. The middle of each stem of the candlesticks have a stippled texture, and both have a monogrammed "L" in a circular cartouche. The removable bowls of each candlestick are both present and bear the mark of the swan (the import mark for France).

Age: circa 1910
Signed: Zeewo (of Shanghai), ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1030377 (stock #1047)
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A matching chinese export silver button hook and shoe horn by LW (for Luen Wo of Shanghai). Both pieces are richly decorated with chrysanthemums against a textured background. Both the button hook and the shoe horn are of very good weight and gauge of silver.
Age: Circa 1895
Signed: both pieces are signed LW (for Luen Wo of Shanghai) Condition: Good for their age with no damages or repairs. There is an inconspicuous scratch about 1.5mm on the shoe horn right above the handle. Se...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1030202 (stock #1052)
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A pair of chinese export silver swing-handled baskets with the maker's mark. The beautifully crafted baskets are pierced, and elongated. Each basket has 8 panels depicting various scenes of different flowers.
Age: circa 1920s
Condition: very good condition for its age with no damages or repairs.
Signed: Marked "Yuchang" and "Sterling"
Size: Length - 7.5 inches (or 19 cm), Height (to top of the handle) - 5 inches (or 12.7 cm)
Weight: combined weight is 9 oz (or 256 g) ...