Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket

Antique Circa 1890 Chinese Export Silver Basket

c. 1890 Hong Kong, China

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) basket has an oval rounded form onto an oval swept foot.

The body of this basket is embellished with fine and impressive pierced and embossed decoration depicting two iconic Chinese dragons amidst clouds.

The decoration to the body incorporates a circular vacant cartouche to either end.

The shaped border has embossed scroll and floral ornamentation to the rim.

This basket retains the original wirework style swing handle.

The concaved central well of this basket is plain and unembellished.

The impressive swept foot of this basket is encircled with a band of pierced decorated floral motifs.

Dimensions

Length 28.4cm/11.2"

Width 19cm/7.5”

Height to top of handle 20.8cm/8.2"

Height to rim 6.7cm/2.6"

Weight

11 troy ounces/342g


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

The embossed and pierced decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Asian silverware.
Maker: Unknown

Origin: China

Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3727 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 20.80 cm (8.19 inches)
Weight 11.00oz t (342.10g)
Stock Code
A3727
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver swing handled basket; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear.
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