Chinese Export Silver Jewellery Box - Antique Circa 1895

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

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

This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver box has a subtly undulating rectangular form.

The surface of the box has a planished finish and is embellished with a variety of embossed and chased decorated stemmed floral and foliate designs to the anterior side and cover, including cherry blossom arrangements and an impressive bird motif.

This antique jewellery box is fitted with the original hinged cover.

This exceptional Chinese silver jewellery box is supported by four impressive cast silver feet.

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

Maker’s mark: HC (Hung Chong)
Character mark: Untraced

Dimensions
Length 18.1cm/7.1″
Width 10.8cm/4.3″
Height 7cm/2.8″

Weight
18.1 troy ounces/564g

Object History

Maker: Hung Chong & Co
Date: Circa 1895
Origin: Canton & Shanghai

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 silver jewellery box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is sharp.

The hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.

Object Details

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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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