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Four Pieces of Chinese Export Silver

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Four Pieces of Chinese Export Silver, late 19th/early 20th century all with various figural scenes, two by Khecheong, a card case ht. 3 1/4 and a match safe ht. 1 3/4; an unmarked match book holder ht. 3, and a match safe, lacking lid, maker's mark "KC," ht. 1 7/8 in., approx. 5.8 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

KC match safe with minor dents to upper corners. Match book safe and card case each with lids that do not meet perfectly flush with case typical of age/use (very unobtrusive, both open and close with ease). Otherwise each with only light surface wear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Amphibole group, Economy of Asia, Economy of South Korea, Jade, LG Corporation, Nephrite

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