ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER DRAGON BOWL C1890

ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER DRAGON BOWL C1890

3,295.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3264

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare Chinese Export Solid Silver bowl, exceptionally fine and heavy, applied with a cast openwork border depicting dragons surrounded by clouds, the body also applied with cast dragons chasing the flaming pearl. The bowl is unusual and very fine, sharp and detailed, one of the best examples in terms of design and gauge.

The base is Hallmarked Chinese silver (90 for 900 standard, tested is 900+ standard), Maker's Mark "WH" for Wang Hing,  the most important and renown Chinese Export luxury retailer and silver manufacturer active in Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).

CONDITION

In Excellent condition - No damage.

SIZE

Hight:  12.5cm

Width:  21.5cm

Silver Weight: 835g