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Item:283713319128Listing Template 2018 Home About Us Silver Hallmarks Collecting Antiques Contact Us Description Summary Chinese Export Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1890 Video View item video... Product Description A fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver swing handled basket; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) basket has an oval shaped form onto an oval swept foot. The body of this silver basket is embellished with fine and impressive pierced and embossed decoration depicting two iconic Chinese dragons amidst clouds. The decoration to the body incorporates a circular vacant cartouche to either end. The shaped border has embossed scroll and floral ornamentation to the rim. This Chinese silver basket retains the original wirework style swing handle. The concaved central well of this basket is plain and unembellished. The impressive swept foot of this basket is encircled with a band of pierced decorated floral motifs. Condition This antique basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. The embossed and pierced decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Asian silverware. Dimensions Length 28.4cm/11.2" Width 19cm/7.5” Height to top of handle 20.8cm/8.2" Height to rim 6.7cm/2.6" Weight 11 troy ounces/342g Maker: Guang Ji Origin: Hong Kong, China Date: Circa 1890 View Our Categories Jewellery collection Silverware collection Rings collection About Us Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us page. Delivery Information Worldwide Postage/Shipping FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, Royal Mail Parcel Force, Royal Mail International Signed For, or FedEx. Other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. Returns Policy Upon receipt of your purchase, you have a 30-day money back guarantee. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please inform Andrew Campbell immediately on receipt, via the eBay messaging service. For more details see our Purchase Information page. Contact Us If you have any questions at all please just contact us via eBay's e-mail system. You can also or use the Business seller information contact details at the bottom of every listing. Home About Us Purchase Info Silver Hallmarks Collecting Antique Silver Grading View FeedbackCondition:This antique Chinese basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.The embossed and pierced decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear., Type:Basket, Date:Circa 1890, Origin:Hong Kong, China, Period:Antique, Weight:11 troy ounces/342g, Age:1850-1899, Maker:Guang Ji, Height to top of handle:20.8cm/8.2", Length:28.4cm/11.2", Width:19cm/7.5", Brand:Unbranded, SKU:A3727, Condition:Excellent, Composition:Sterling Silver
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Antique Chinese Export Silver Basket Circa 1890 Hong Kong 342grams