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China Trade strainer spoon, Wongshing,
Silver : China Trade

Bruce Cherner Antique Silver  
2171   Sold


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Canton circa 1825, double struck fiddle thread and shell with classic "inset vee" or "Chevron" seam construction, length 11 7/8 inches, weight 6.9 Troy ounces, a minor test mark as shown in enlargement number four but outstanding overall condition, no monogram.

For related items by this maker, see Forbes figure 61c and Chait number 251. This is the first China Trade strainer spoon we've encountered in the course of twenty eight years. To call this piece "rare" would be an... Click for details

Chinese egg set by Wongshing, Canton, 1st half 19th C
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4952   $6,325.00


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Including 8 cups, all by W. Floral repousse on base, decoration on shaft, handle. Height 8-3/4", maximum horizontal dimension 7-3/4". Weight 35.9 troy ounces. No monogram. Overall condition is excellent except that we assume it at one time had egg spoons. Mark condition is excellent. We obtained this set from the estate of Crosby Forbes, author of the pioneering book on Chinese Export silver and descendant of the Forbes family who were prominent in the China trade. This is the nicest Chinese egg... Click for details

Chinese soup ladle by KHC, mid-19th C.
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4921   $1,200.00


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Kings pattern, shells front and back of handle and on heel. Round bowl. Marked KHC in rectangle and 3 pseudohallmarks. Length 13-1/2";bowl diameter 3-5/8". Weight 8-1/2 troy ounces. Small script monogram MGS. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

Mesh purse by Tuck Chang & Co., Shanghai, c1890
Silver : China Trade

North Hill Antiques  
901   $900.00


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Frame with applied dragons on one side, applied ideograms on the other; attached by chain the chattalaine hook. Size is 4" x 8-1/2". Condition is excellent. It is marked TC on the hook.

Chinese pr of small lidded containers by SS, mid-19th C
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4900   $250.00


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Marked SS (Sunshing) in a rectangle and 3 pseudohallmarks. Inkwells? Height 1-1/2". Diameter 1-1/2". Weight of the pair 3.4 troy ounces. No monogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

Chinese soup ladle by KHC, 3rd quarter 19th C.
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4901   $900.00


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Shell on front and back of handle; fiddle thread. Round bowl. Length 13". Bowl diameter 3-5/8". Weight 8.4 troy ounces. The monogram is a script M on the front of the handle. Marked KHC in a rectangle and an ideogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

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China Trade cat box circa 1920
Silver : China Trade

Bruce Cherner Antique Silver  
2048   last seen in Chinese customs, now missing and presumed stolen


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no, not that kind of a cat box, but a snuff box with "trap door" opening and secret compartment, 2 1/4 by 1 7/8 by 1 inches, weight 2.27 oz. Troy, marked with Chinese ideograms only (please see 5th photo).

In terms of construction, this is, not alas a first rate object. The edges don't quite meet up flush, the hinge is on the exterior rather than integral, and there are also a few minor bits of waviness on the front and side panels. However, the subject matter is totally charming, and... Click for details

Chinese vinaigrette by KHC, mid-19th Century
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4786   $550.00


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Design on top with rectangular reserve. Inner piece pierced with gold wash. Length 1-3/4", width 1", height 1/2". Weight 1-1/4 troy ounces. No monogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent. A nice example by a prominent silversmith.

Chinese soup ladle by Sunshing, 2nd qtr. 19th century
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4562   $1,425.00


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Fiddle, sharp fins, drop. Marked SS and three pseudohallmarks. Length 13-3/4". Bowl diameter 3-5/8". Weight 7-1/4 troy ounces. No monogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

Colonial India - Pair casters by Hamilton & Co., c1840
Silver : Sterling : Hollowware

North Hill Antiques  
904   $1250.00


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Hamilton & Co. worked in Calcutta - These casters have a baluster body on a round pedestal foot, pierced lid with bud finials; repousse bands of grapes, leaves and tendrils at shoulder, at bottom of body and at base (see pic); gilt interiors; 4-1/4" high, 2" dia., 7 T. oz; excellent throughout.

Chinese stuffing spoon by W
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4460   $500.00


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Fiddle shell; also a shell on the heel. Chamfered fins. Length 11-7/8". Weight 3.6 troy ounces. The monogram is a lengthwise script JAJ. Mark and overall condition are excellent (very slight tip wear).

Chinese marrow scoop by KHC
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4459   $650.00


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Threaded center section with mark; monogram on reverse side. The two ends have a shell on the heel. Length 9-1/2". Weight 1.1 troy ounces. The monogram is a small script ADS. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

Four Chinese tablespoons by Cutshing, Canton, c.1840
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4292   $850.00


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Fiddle, thread and shell; drop. Length 8-3/4". Weight 2.775 troy ounces each. The monogram is a script AG. Overall condition is excellent (very slight tipwear); mark condition varies from excellent to very good [the mark is CU in a rectangle plus 4 pseudohallmarks].

Set of 3 forks by W S with chop mark, c1900
Silver : China Trade

North Hill Antiques  
903   $150.00


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Bamboo and flower pattern with Chinese ideograms, different on each fork, engraved in cartouche on front. Length is 7" and condition is excellent. NOTE: Other Chinese, Colonial India and other non-American silver available; send email for copy of 2-page list.

Hanoverian tablespoon by Sunshing, Canton, c1790
Silver : China Trade

North Hill Antiques  
902   $600.00


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Front-rib tablespoon with slashed drop, feathered script mono D H L on reverse; 7-3/4" long, excellent condition. Given the script mono, we have dated this piece at 1790, rather than an earlier period when Hanoverians were in style. It is probable that Sunshing was commissioned to make a complete set of front-rib spoons with the engraving in the style of the '90s. NOTE: Other Chinese, Colonial India and other non-American silver available; send email for list.

Chinese long-handled fork by KHC, 2nd qtr. 19th century
Silver : China Trade

Gebelein  
4191   $680.00


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Four tines, upturned handle, tipt on top. Length 11-3/8". The monogram is a crest on the back of the handle. Overall and mark condition are excellent.

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