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Chinese Export Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Circa 1890

An exceptional, fine and impressive Chinese Export Silver photograph frame; an addition to our Chinese/Asian silverware collection

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Description


This exceptional antique Chinese silver picture frame has a shaped rectangular form with a rectangular internal window.


The photograph frame is embellished with fine and crisp engraved decoration, depicting a series of Chinese settings and landscapes, including traditional fishing boats and groups of birds towards the upper portion of the frame.


This fine example of antique Chinese silverware is fitted with an impressive boxwood frame back and the original silver strut.


The frame is inset with a removable glass panel, in addition to a photograph in keeping with the period of the piece.


The hallmarks struck to the reverse of this fine frame include:

Workshop mark: 恢 (Fui, Canton)*

Silver quality/purity mark: 85 (850/1000)


* We are grateful to Adrien von Ferscht for his help in identifying this exceptional antique frame.


View the full range of antique silver picture frames available at AC Silver


Maker: Unknown

Condition


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

The engraved decoration very crisp.

The Chinese hallmarks struck to the reverse of the frame are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.


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


Dimensions


Height 19.5cm/7.7"

Width 13.6cm/5.4"

Height of internal window 12.3cm/4.8"

Width of internal window 8.6cm/3.4"

Depth 1.2cm/0.5"

 
 
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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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