Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case
Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case

ZEE WO (ZEEWO) OF SHANGHAI (worked c.1870-c.1910)

Antique Circa 1900 Chinese Export Silver Cigarette / Card Case

c. 1900 Shanghai

Offered by AC Silver

£745 gbp
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This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) cigarette/card case has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners.

The anterior cover is embellished with an embossed and chased decorated iconic Chinese dragon design amidst clouds, on a matte background, incoporating a shield shaped vacant cartouche.

The posterior cover is ornamented with traditional embossed and chased plum blossom foliate and floral decoration, also on a matte background.

The rounded sides of this antique silver card case are plain and unembellished.

This silver cigarette/card case is fitted with a push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments.

This antique case retains the original gilded interior.

The hallmarks struck to the catch of this impressive case include:

Maker’s mark: Zee Wo

Character mark: Untraced

Dimensions

Height 8.3cm/3.25"

Depth 1.7cm/0.7"

Width 7cm/2.75"

Weight

3 troy ounces/95g


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This Chinese Export Silver case is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the catch are all very clear, however we are unable to produce an image due to the difficult placement of these hallmarks.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item.
Maker: Zee Wo

Era: Qing Dynasty

Origin: Shanghai, China

Date: Circa 1900
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W4827 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.30 cm (3.27 inches)
Weight 3.00oz t (93.30g)
Stock Code
A2323
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver cigarette / card case; part of our Chinese Export Silver collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the catch are all very clear, however we are unable to produce an image due to the difficult placement of these hallmarks.
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