ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER DRAGON CENTERPIECE BOWL 1880

ANTIQUE 19THC CHINESE EXPORT WANG HING SOLID SILVER DRAGON CENTERPIECE BOWL 1880

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A2789

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare Chinese Export Wang Hing Solid Silver dragon centerpiece bowl, large size and exceptional quality, oval form, the double walled body is profusely chased in relief with dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst clouds and flowers, the foot embellished with bamboo leaves and flowers, each side is applied with a intricately modelled dragon handle, outstanding quality.

The base is Hallmarked Chinese silver (90 for 900+ standard), Mark "WH" for Wang Hing, the greatest Chinese manufacturer and luxury retailer, active in Hong Kong from the late 19th to the early 20th Century, for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015. This particular bowl centerpiece dates to the 1880's.

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage. 

SIZE

Hight:  18.2cm

Width:  31.8 x 11.5cm

Silver Weight: 840g