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Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910

A fine antique Chinese Export Silver centrepiece; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A3441
Price: £895.00
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Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910
Chinese Export Silver Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1910

Description


This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) centrepiece has a plain circular rounded tapering form with an knopped stem to a circular spreading foot.


The surface of the centrepiece is plain and unembellished.


Each of the two detachable hallmarked bon bon baskets have a circular rounded form onto a spreading collet style foot and are fitted with interlacing twist style wirework handles.


Both the baskets and the central vase have a Chippendale style border to the rim.


This impressive antique centrepiece is fitted with two scrolling arms and ornamented with two angular brackets with scrolling terminals.


This fine example of Asian silverware has a weighted base and is fitted with green baize to the underside.


The hallmarks struck to the foot of each piece include:

Maker’s mark: WH (Wang Hing & Co.)

Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000)

Character mark: Untraced


Condition


This antique centrepiece is very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

Full Chinese hallmarks to the surface of the foot of each piece are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Height 25cm/9.9"

Width across arms 24cm/8"

Height of basket 10.8cm/4.5"

Diameter of basket 9.3cm/3.6"


Total Weight


An accurate weight for silver content cannot be provided as this centrepiece has a weighted base.


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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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