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Chinese Export Silver Bowl - Antique Circa 1890


A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver bowl; an addition to our Chinese/Asian silverware collection

SKU A4288

This impressive Chinese Export Silver (CES) bowl has a plain circular form onto a plain collet foot.

The body of this antique Chinese bowl is embellished with two embossed and chased traditional oriental undulating dragons amidst cloud designs, all on a matte background.

The decoration to the body incorporates a vacant circular cartouche.

The upper rim of this impressive CES bowl is encircled with an applied thread decorated border.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine bowl include:

Maker's mark: T&Co (Taylor & Co*)

Artisan workshop mark: REN XIN 仁信 (Canton)

This impressive bowl has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 900 standard silver.

* Taylor & Co were a retail store but acted as agents, and were known for their locations in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin. We are grateful to Adrien von Ferscht for his help in identifying this exceptional antique piece.

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Maker: Taylor & Company

Origin: China

This antique Chinese bowl is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition, in keeping with age.

The chased and embossed decoration is all very sharp.

The CES hallmarks struck to the underside of the bowl are all very clear.

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

Diameter of rim 11.3cm/4.4"

Diameter of foot 6.6cm/2.6"

Height 6.2cm/2.4"

3.7 troy ounces/114g

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