This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) fruit dish has a circular rounded form onto three plain swept bracket style feet.
The sides of this antique dish are ornamented with eight pierced decorated panels.
Each panel is embellished with applied decoration depicting individual scenes, such as a bird sitting in a plum blossom tree, an array of bamboo stems, a crane flying over orchid flowers, and a chrysanthemum amidst foliage.
The rim of this impressive dish is encompassed with an applied incurved shaped border.
The well of this large antique silver dish is plain and unembellished.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of this impressive dish include:
Maker's mark: LH (Luen Hing)
Silver quality/purity mark: 90 (90 standard, 900/1000)
Character mark: Untraced
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Maker: Luen Hing