ANTIQUE 19THC RARE CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER PAIR OF GOBLETS, WANG HING C.1880

ANTIQUE 19THC RARE CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER PAIR OF GOBLETS, WANG HING C.1880

3,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3446

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century pair of Chinese Export Solid Silver Goblets, of typical bell form, large size, each body is profusely and beautifully decorated with different scenes, one with a dragon moving in and out of the surface, the other with shaped panels depicting bamboo, a dragon, flowers and figures, both resting on a circular base chased with flowers and knopped stem.

The base is Hallmarked Chinese Export silver (acid tested shows a 900+ silver standard), Mark "WH" for Wang Hing, considered one of the best retail silversmiths of the Chinese Export silver period (please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015). This particular pair dates to 1880-90.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage. 

SIZE

Height (each):  18cm

Width (each):  8cm

Combined Silver Weight: 435g