Chinese and Japanese Export Silver Online: Property from the Collection of Myrna and Bernard PosnerAug 15, 2019 10:00 EDT - Aug 22, 2019 23:59 EDT
The Chinese silversmiths of the mid-18th to mid-20th centuries modeled their pieces after European styles. Eventually they incorporated Chinese designs such as dragons, flowers, and bamboo into their works. The Chinese and Japanese Export Silver Online auction by Christie’s represents the long-standing cultural and commercial trade between the East and West.
Highlighted in this auction is a magnificent Japanese silver cup. circa 1900. The cup features a flying dragon amongst the clouds with two dragons forming the handles. The base is accented with climbing dragons and crashing waves. Another great item is a late 19th century Chinese silver, three-piece tea service. This elegant set includes a teapot, creamer, and a sugar bowl in a George III style. Estimates in the auction range from $500 to $8,000. Visit Christie’s to view all 74 lots today.
Lot Categories:Asian works of art (74)
# of Lots:74
Price Range:$500 - $8,000.
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|A JAPANESE EXPORT SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP|| Estimate: |
|A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SERVICE; MARK OF WEN WEI JI, SHANGHAI, RETAILED BY LUEN WO, SHANGHAI, LATE 19TH CENTURY|| Estimate: |
|A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CENTERPIECE BOWL; MARK OF SHAO JI, SHANGHAI, RETAILED BY LUEN HING, SHANGHAI, EARLY 20TH CENTURY|| Estimate: |
|A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TWO-HANDLED TRAY; MARK OF LIANG SHENG, SHANGHAI, RETAILED BY HUNG CHONG, CANTON AND SHANGHAI, LATE 19TH CENTURY|| Estimate: |
|A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TABLE BOX; LATE 19TH CENTURY|| Estimate: |
|A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER SMALL FLASK; RETAILED BY YOK SANG, POSSIBLY SHANGHAI, LATE 19TH CENTURY|| Estimate: |