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Chinese Silver Picture Frame
Chinese Silver Picture Frame
Chinese Silver Picture Frame
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Chinese Silver Picture Frame

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This exquisitely decorated frame is an important example of Chinese export silver. Crafted in an intricate bamboo motif, the stalks are set against a fine hammered ground. Delightful avian figures are delicately carved throughout the foliate design, adding a captivating touch to the attractive motif. The exceptional piece bears the marks of Luen Hing, a luxury goods retailer active in Shanghai from 1880-1925, and Shao Ji, the artisan workshop in Shanghai.

In the 18th,. . .
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This exquisitely decorated frame is an important example of Chinese export silver. Crafted in an intricate bamboo motif, the stalks are set against a fine hammered ground. Delightful avian figures are delicately carved throughout the foliate design, adding a captivating touch to the attractive motif. The exceptional piece bears the marks of Luen Hing, a luxury goods retailer active in Shanghai from 1880-1925, and Shao Ji, the artisan workshop in Shanghai.

In the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, silver workshops in China began producing in greater quantities for the burgeoning Chinese middle class, as well as foreign resident populations in port cities from Beijing and Hong Kong. The decorative motifs employed by the silversmiths were deeply embedded with complex allegorical meanings favored by Chinese and foreign residents alike. Beautifully handcrafted with the utmost skill, important pieces of Chinese export silver such as this one can be found in many prestigious museum collections, and are highly valued by collectors.

Circa 1890

9 3/4" high x 7 3/4" wide x 2" deep
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Chinese Silver Picture Frame
Period: 19th Century
Origin: Asia
Type: Other
Depth: 2.0 Inches
Width: 7.75 Inches
Height: 9.75 Inches
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