UP FOR SALE IS THIS RARE LARGE OLD LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE SOLID SILVER MUSEUM QUALITY BOX WITH A HAND CARVED WHITE AND GREEN FRUIT AND BUTTERFLY SHAPE JADE LID. THE BOX HAS TWO CONFRONTING DRAGON IN RELIEF DIVIDED BY AN ENGRAVED MONOGRAM CARTOUCHE SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM LEUN WO SHANGHAI. THE SIZE IS 61/4 L. X 41/4 W. X 33/8 H. Luen Wo was a prolific silversmith in Shanghai, active during the last quarter of the 19th century and first quarter of the 20th century. The quality of his work is invariably high. Pieces attributed to him bear the mark LW or the full name Luen Wo, frequently with a combination of the word’Shanghai’, the figures 90 and characters that indicate the artisan or workshop who made the piece. The item “LUEN WO SHANGHAI RARE OLD MUSEUM QUALITY SILVER GREEN & WHITE CARVED JADE BOX” is in sale since Saturday, May 26, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Boxes”. The seller is “jenderus” and is located in Hawthorne, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1850-1899
- Composition: SILVER