Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames
Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames
Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames

Chinese Export Silver Picture Frames

  • This remarkably rare pair of picture frames is a stunning example of Chinese export silver
  • Their graceful oval forms are decorated in a stunning chrysanthemum pattern on a matted ground
  • Intricate borders of trailing vines and leaves enclose the exquisite pieces
  • Charming and beautifully handcrafted, pieces of Chinese export silver are highly prized
Request More Info
To order by phone or get more info call us at 1-888-711-8084
Item No. 30-2557
Price: Available upon request
description
specifications
Discover more
description
This elegant and extremely rare pair of frames are remarkable examples of Chinese export silver. Boasting a graceful oval form, the frames are decorated in a stunning floral pattern of chrysanthemum flowers on a matted ground. Intricate borders of trailing vines and embellished leaves complete these exquisite pieces.

Beginning in the 18th century, silver workshops in China specialized in the manufacture of silver export pieces for Western audiences. Typically bearing motifs that were popular amongst Americans and Europeans such as dragons, bamboo and floral patterns, these charming pieces were all beautifully handcrafted with the utmost skill. Today, important pieces of Chinese export silver such as this one can be found in many of the major museum collections, and are highly valued amongst collectors.

One features the mark of Cum Wo, Hong Kong, circa 1840-1910, the other the mark of Luen Wo, Shanghai, circa 1880-1925

Late 19th/Early 20th century

11 7/8" diameter x 1" deep
specifications
Maker: Wo, Luen
Period: 19th Century
Origin:Asia
Depth:1.0 Inches
Diameter:11.875 Inches
Width:11.875 Inches
Height:11.875 Inches
Discover more

Chinese Export Silver: Where East Meets West

Chinese Export Silver Tea and Coffee Service Late in the th century the export of silver from China to the West began to rival the tremendous export industry of Chinese porcelain With an influx of trade between China and the...
Chinese Export Silver Tea and Coffee Service Late in the th century the export of silver from China to the West began to rival the tremendous export industry of Chinese porcelain With an influx of trade between China and the...
read more

Exploring China's Gem in the Chinese New Year

Delicately carved from jade with elaborate designs in bas and high relief this censer is a wonderful example of an truly ancient form It has been cherished for millennia heralded as a ubiquitous symbol of beauty luxury and royalty in...
Delicately carved from jade with elaborate designs in bas and high relief this censer is a wonderful example of an truly ancient form It has been cherished for millennia heralded as a ubiquitous symbol of beauty luxury and royalty in...
read more

Explore Rare Chinese Silver at M.S. Rau Antiques

Chinese Silver Tea Set Collecting silver is a passionate dedication for many and with sets like this rare Chinese export service it is easy to see why Chinese silver is considered a hidden treasure among silver collectors more difficult to...
Chinese Silver Tea Set Collecting silver is a passionate dedication for many and with sets like this rare Chinese export service it is easy to see why Chinese silver is considered a hidden treasure among silver collectors more difficult to...
read more
Related Items
Back to Top back to top