ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER MASSIVE DRAGON BOWL, LUEN WO C1890

ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER MASSIVE DRAGON BOWL, LUEN WO C1890

9,995.00

19th Century Chinese Export silver cetrepiece bowl on a stand, the massive body is applied with a cast dragon in high relief, it rests on three large and finely crafted dragons holding the pearl of wisdom in their mouth.

Hallmarked Chinese silver (900+ standard), Mark "LW" for Luen Wo.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3313

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century exceptionally rare and large Chinese Export solid silver cetrepiece bowl on a stand, the massive body is applied with a cast dragon in high relief, it rests on three large and finely crafted dragons holding the pearl of wisdom in their mouth.

The bowl features a most unusual and impressive size and weight, very rare in Chinese Export Silver, the craftmanship is exceptionally fine.

The base is Hallmarked Chinese silver (tested is 900+ standard), Mark "LW" for Luen Wo, one of the most important retail silversmiths active in Shanghai from 1880, for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015.

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage. 

SIZE

Total Heigh (on stand): 28cm
Height (without stand): 21cm
Width (max): 32cm
Silver Weight: 2200g