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Antique Chinese Export Solid Silver Dragon Bowl, Wang Hing, Circa 1890

Antique Chinese Export Solid Silver Dragon Bowl, Wang Hing, Circa 1890

Antique Chinese Export Solid Silver Dragon Bowl, Wang Hing, Circa 1890

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About this item

Antique 19th century Chinese Export solid silver bowl, the sides are profusely chased and pierced, depicting dragons chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom among clouds, good size and stunning workmanship, fitted with a translucent red liner.

The base is Hallmarked Chinese silver 90 (900+ silver standard), Retailer's mark "WH" for Wang Hing & Company, the most important and renown Chinese Export luxury retailer and silver manufacturer active in Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. Wang Hing was probably responsible for producing more Chinese Export Silver than any other Chinese retail silversmith. The company was also one of the first to establish a large retail emporium that grew to sell a wide variety of luxury goods. (For more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

Wear consistent with age and use.

Additional dimensions information:

Dm 17 cm, Weight 1020g

Dimensions

W17.0 x H10.0 x D17.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

1800s

Place of origin

China

Material

Silver, Glass

Period

19th Century

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SKU

39550050
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