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Pair of Chinese Export Silver Candlesticks

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Asia Trade: Pre 1920: Item # 1030382

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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), chinese chopmark (see photos), and French import mark (the swan)
Condition: Good for its age with no damages or repairs
Size: Height - 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
Weight*: 1st candlestick - 3.69 oz (104.6 g); 2nd candlestick - 3.73 oz (105.7 g)

* Note that the candlesticks have not been weighted at the base and therefore the weight provided above is for silver only.