Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box

CHINA JEWELRY COMPANY (worked from c.1880)

Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box

c. 1890 Shanghai, China

Offered by AC Silver

£795 gbp
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This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) box has a circular cylindrical form.

The surface of the body is embellished with a fine and impressive embossed and chased decorated iconic Chinese dragon design depicted in relief, on a matt background.

The box is fitted with the original push fit cover ornamented with a further dragon design encircling a central vacant circular cartouche.

The upper and lower rims of the cover and body are encircled with a plain and unembellished border.

This antique box retains the original gilded interior.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine box include:

Maker’s mark: C.J.Co. (China Jewelry Company)

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling (.925, 925/1000)

Dimensions

Height 5.4cm/2.1"

Diameter 8.5cm/3.3"

Weight

5.9 troy ounces/185g


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This antique box is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this item of antique silverware.
Maker: China Jewelry Company

Origin: Shanghai, China

Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2370 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 5.90oz t (183.49g)
Stock Code
A2370
Medium
A fine antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver box; an addition to our Asian silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside are all very clear.
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