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Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890

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

SKU: A8014
Price: £1,195.00
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Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Box by Wang Hing - Antique Circa 1890

Description


This fine antique Chinese export silver (CES) box has a cylindrical form.


The surface of the body is embellished with a fine and impressive embossed decorated iconic Chinese dragon design.


This antique Chinese silver box is fitted with the original push fit cover ornamented with a further dragon design encircling a central vacant circular cartouche.


This antique box retains the original gilded interior.


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

Maker's mark:WH (Wang Hing)

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

Character mark: Untraced


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Condition


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

The embossed decoration is very sharp.

There are some natural fire marks to the surface of the box, in keeping with age.

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


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


Dimensions


Diameter 9cm/3.5"

Height 3.3cm/1.3"


Weight


4 troy ounces/124g


 
 
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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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