Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique Circa 1900

GBP 1,695.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export silver box; an addition to our collection of boxes and cases.

This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) box has a rectangular form.

Each elongated side of the box is embellished with two impressive finely pierced and embossed decorated iconic oriental dragons amidst clouds.

The decoration to the box incorporates a flame-shaped vacant cartouche to either side.

This antique Luen Hing silver box is fitted with the original push fit cover, reflecting the ornamentation to that of the body.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine box include:
Maker’s mark: LH (Luen Hing*)
Character mark: Untraced

* Luen Hing was a retail silversmith, selling luxury goods with an attention towards silver pieces which complimented the growth of the middle class Chinese community.

Dimensions
Length 14.9cm/5.9″
Width 4.6cm/1.8″
Height 3.8cm/1.5″

Weight
5.2 troy ounces/163g

Object History

Maker: Luen Hing
Date: Circa 1900
Origin: Shanghai, China

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international
deliveries.

Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of
£30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with
your purchase.

Object Condition

This antique Chinese box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Luen Hing silver box.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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