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Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique Circa 1900

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export silver box; an addition to our collection of boxes and cases

SKU: C6059
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Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique Circa 1900
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Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique Circa 1900

Description


This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) box has a rectangular form.


Each elongated side of the box is embellished with two impressive finely pierced and embossed decorated iconic oriental dragons amidst clouds.


The decoration to the box incorporates a flame-shaped vacant cartouche to either side.


This antique Luen Hing silver box is fitted with the original push fit cover, reflecting the ornamentation to that of the body.


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

Maker's mark: LH (Luen Hing*)

Character mark: Untraced


* Luen Hing was a retail silversmith, selling luxury goods with an attention towards silver pieces which complimented the growth of the middle class Chinese community.


View the complete range of Chinese Export Silver available at AC Silver


Condition


This antique Chinese box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

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


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Luen Hing silver box.


Dimensions


Length 14.9cm/5.9"

Width 4.6cm/1.8"

Height 3.8cm/1.5"


Weight


5.2 troy ounces/163g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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