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Chinese Export Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1890

£1,425.00

A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver swing handled basket; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU A3727

This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) basket has an oval shaped form onto an oval swept foot.


The body of this silver basket is embellished with fine and impressive pierced and embossed decoration depicting two iconic Chinese dragons amidst clouds.


The decoration to the body incorporates a circular vacant cartouche to either end.


The shaped border has embossed scroll and floral ornamentation to the rim.


This Chinese antique silver basket retains the original wirework style swing handle.


The concaved central well of this basket is plain and unembellished.


The impressive swept foot of this basket is encircled with a band of pierced decorated floral motifs.


Read a brief history on antique silver baskets


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

The embossed and pierced decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear.


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


Length 28.4cm/11.2"

Width 19cm/7.5"

Height to top of handle 20.8cm/8.2"

Height to rim 6.7cm/2.6"


11 troy ounces/342g


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