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Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique Circa 1900

£1,495.00

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

SKU C6061

This exceptional antique Chinese Silver box has a rectangular form onto four bracket style feet.


The surface of the body is embellished with impressive embossed and chased bamboo stalk decoration, all on a matte background.


This organic decoration is flanked with bands of rope twist decoration and applied moulded borders.


This antique box is fitted with a solid silver hinged cover, featuring further applied moulded decoration to the rim.


The plateau of the cover is embellished with an exceptional bordered panel depicting further embossed and chased bamboo stalk designs in addition to oriental floral and foliate decoration, all on a matte background.


This silver box is supported with four impressive bracket style feet, ornamented with a simplified foliate design.


The interior of this impressive box retains the original gilding.


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

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

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.


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

The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.

The Chinese hallmarks mark to the underside of the box are all very clear.


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


Length 9.1cm/3.6"

Width 6.9cm/2.7"

Height 5.4cm/2.1"


6.6 troy ounces/206g


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ