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Chinese Silver Napkin Rings

Chinese Export Silver Napkin Rings - Antique Circa 1900 / 1930

An exceptional, fine and impressive composite set of six antique Chinese Export Silver napkin rings; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU C2422

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This exceptional set of antique Chinese Export Silver napkin rings consists of six napkin rings, each with a cylindrical form.


The surfaces of four napkin rings are embellished with applied undulating iconic oriental dragon designs; one is further ornamented with an applied flame bordered vacant cartouche, the second features the engraved inscription 'Mum', the third bears the engraved monogram initials 'CB' and the fourth remains vacant.


Each of the aforementioned Chinese silver napkin rings are encompassed with an applied bamboo stalk style border to the upper and lower rims.


One napkin ring features fine and impressive embossed and pierced decoration depicting an oriental dragon amidst clouds, incorporating a vacant cartouche to one side.


The sixth napkin ring is encompassed with an embossed simplified frieze depicting figures socialising amidst structures and foliate designs.


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Origin: China

These antique Chinese silver napkin rings are a very good gauge of silver for their type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The embossed, pierced and applied ornamentation is very sharp.

The Chinese hallmarks struck to the interior of five napkin rings are all very clear; the hallmarks to the rim of the sixth napkin ring is worn in keeping with age and location.

The date range can be determined by the composition and decoration of each piece.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique silverware.


Diameter 5cm/2" approximately

Height 3cm/1.2" approximately


5.1 troy ounces/159g


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
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National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ