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Eighteen Assorted Chinese Silver Items

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Eighteen Assorted Chinese Silver Items, 19th and 20th century, a plate with reticulated palm frond border, hammered interior, monogrammed, and with character mark, dia. 7 1/2; sugar tongs with cast dragons and talons, with character mark, a spoon, Luen Wo, maker, with reticulated cinquefoil bowl depicting a dragon amidst cloudwork, and dragon handle, lg. 9; six ovoid nut cups with character-inset medallions to a hammered surface, with character mark, three everted egg-form casters, the bodies with bands of floral and meander decoration, on three dragon head feet, unmarked; two small square dishes with dragons amidst cloudwork and reticulated borders with palm fronds, monogrammed, unmarked; a pair of silver-mounted ebony chopsticks connected by a chain; a silver-mounted leather case enclosing an ivory seal and ink; an ashtray with match-holder, monogrammed, weighted, and unmarked, and a stand with cloth base, approx. 15.5 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Luen Wo, Chopsticks, Dungeons & Dragons, European dragon, Fantasy, Frond, Palm branch

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