Sale 21SS01 | Lot 1022

Group of Four Chinese Export Silver Card Cases

Catalogue: The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes
Group of Four Chinese Export Silver Card Cases

Lot Details

Lot 1022
Group of Four Chinese Export Silver Card Cases
19th/20th Century
Each rectangular, comprising one marked Khechong, 1860s, with figures and a phoenix amongst foliate scrolls, height 3 7/8 inches (10 cm); one with chrysanthemums, bamboo and a bird, 3 1/2 inches (9 cm); one with a dragon amongst foliate scrolls, height 3 1/8 inches (8 cm); and one marked Woshing, 1890s, with a boat and lake scene, height 3 1/8 inches (8 cm), total approximately 8 ounces.

The Joseph and Miriam Poser Collection


C Estate of Miriam S. Poser

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,260 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Three made in two separate parts, only the last by Woshing with hinged cover

Khechong - good condition overall; clearly hallmarked; good detail to decoration; the cover with a blank medallion, but no sign of erasure; retains detail to faces of figures

Chrysanthemums and bamboo - good condition overall; marked with Chinese characters to inside rim; good detail to decoration; blank medallion, but no sign of erasure

Dragons - good condition overall; apparently unmarked; good heavy gauge; good detail to decoration

Woshing - clearly hallmarked; very minor small crease dent to body from handling; repair to hinge

248.8 grams


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Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,260 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes

Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 10am EST