Rare 19th-Century (c1890) Chinese Export Antique SOLID SILVER Pierced Bowl/Dish/Basket. Swing handle.

$1,906.14

RARE CHINESE ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER BASKET


This is a late 19th-century (c1890) Chinese Export solid silver basket with a swing handle, raised on a collet foot.

Exquisitely decorated with hand chased and repousse pierced decorations of bamboo foliage, interspersed with flowers and birds.

Four bat motifs divide the ornamentations into four themes: a chrysanthemum; a sparrow; a crane with irises and cherry blossom.

Bats symbolise happiness and joy.

The decorations are crisp and highly detailed.

It is fully marked, bearing silversmith WA, plus a signed Chinese chop mark by the artisan.

The silver tested and shows 900+ silver grade.

The basket is free from personal inscriptions or monograms.

A beautiful genuine Chinese (circa 125 year old) antique silver basket.



DATE: Circa 1890

DIMENSION: 20.4cm x 16cm (8" x 6 3/8"). Height: 3.5cm (1 1/2"). Height including handle: 14.5cm (5 3/4") approx.

WEIGHT: 184g

CONDITION: Excellent condition for its age, without damage. No dents. No splits. No solder repairs.

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