A Rare Chinese Silver-Gilt and Enamel Esther Scroll Case, late 19th century
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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A Rare Chinese Silver-Gilt and Enamel Esther Scroll Case, late 19th century
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

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A Rare Chinese Silver-Gilt and Enamel Esther Scroll Case, late 19th century
hexagonal, decorated with panels of flowering plants and bamboo with cloisonné blue and green enamel on matted ground, matching dome with berry finial, bamboo stem, has parchment scroll
marked on base of body with gothic K and Chinese character
length 8 5/8 in.
22cm
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Catalogue Note

A similar silver-gilt and enamel Esther Scroll Case by Wang Hing, Hong Kong, was sold Christie's Amsterdam, December 20, 2005, lot 431.

The maker who used gothic K mark has not been identified by name, but three examples of his work were exhibited John Sparks, London. Chinese Export Silver December 1990, Catalogue nos. 27, 28, 29, where it is conjectured that he was based in Canton during the second and third quarter of the 19th century.

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