Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890
Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890

WOSHING OF SHANGHAI Also known as WO SHING & WAH SHING (worked c.1875-1915)

Chinese Export Silver Inkstand and Pen Rack by Woshing - Antique Circa 1890

c. 1890 Canton & Shanghai

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This exceptional antique Chinese silver inkstand and pen rack has an incurved shaped form.

The surface of the stand is embellished with engraved scale textures accented with fluctuating spine style ornamentation, all on a matte background; this ornamentation reflects the classic shapes and designs pertaining to oriental dragons.

The surface of the stand incorporates an oval recess, composing a pen well.

This inkstand features two impressive embossed decorated dragon ornaments which duplicate as a secondary pen receiver.

The rim of the body of the Chinese silver inkstand is ornamented with a paralleling applied moulded decorated border.

This antique hallmarked silver inkstand is supported by four impressive ball style feet.

The stand has a plain integrated receiver to accommodate the original hallmarked ink pot.

The ink pot has a square cut cornered form accented with a cylindrical neck.

The body of the ink pot is embellished with an applied floral design to each side, all on matte backgrounds and encompassed with plain chamfered borders.

This exceptional antique ink pot is fitted with a hinged circular rounded cover embellished with an oriental character to the upper portion.

This antique ink bottle is fitted with a removable glass liner.

This Chinese silver inkstand is fitted to the original wood presentation/carrying case, featuring a satin lined interior.

Dimensions

Stand

Length 18.7cm/7.4"

Width 12.1cm/4.8"

Height 13.2cm/5.2"

Ink Bottle

Width 4.2cm/1.7"

Height 6.4cm/2.5"

Weight

9 troy ounces/280g (excluding glass liner)


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This antique inkstand is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

There is some minor discolouration to the exterior and interior of the original box, as to be expected in keeping with age and use.

The Chinese hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside of the stand and inkwell are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique Asian silverware.
Maker: Woshing
Date: Circa 1890
Origin: Canton & Shanghai
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8932 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 5.20 cm (2.05 inches)
Width 4.80 cm (1.89 inches)
Stock Code
A8932
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export silver inkstand made by Woshing - boxed; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
The Chinese hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside of each piece are all very clear.
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