ANTIQUE 19thC CHINESE EXPORT SOLID SILVER DRAGON BOWL, WANG HING c.1890
Antique 19th Century Chinese Export solid silver bowl, the sides are profusely chased and pierced, depicting dragons chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom among clouds, good size and stunning workmanship, fitted with a translucent red liner.
The base is Hallmarked Chinese silver 90 (900+ silver standard), Retailer’s mark “WH” for Wang Hing & Company, the most important and renown Chinese Export luxury retailer and silver manufacturer active in Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai. Wang Hing was probably responsible for producing more Chinese Export Silver than any other Chinese retail silversmith. The company was also one of the ?rst to establish a large retail emporium that grew to sell a wide variety of luxury goods. (for more information please see A. Von Ferscht, Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 4th edition 2015).
In Excellent Condition – No Damage.
Vendor: Pushkin Antiques Ltd
Address: Shop 111, Grays Antiques, 58 Davies Street, London, W1K 5AB
- Store Name: Luxury Ledger
- Vendor: Luxury Ledger
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