Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver | 29 November 2017
A Chinese export silver rectangular card case, single chop mark
Sold for £380
A Chinese export silver rectangular card case, single chop mark, late 19th century, chased and engraved with a figure in a pavilion with three other figures, in a cusped reserve, a flower in a reserve to the cover, on a scroll foliate ground, the reverse with similar designs, later engraved with a crest and a motto Beati Qui Durant , 10cm (4in) high
Provenance: Bequest of General Clarence Ransom Edwards (American, 1859-1931) (according to a later note inside). The motto and crest for DURANT.
The maker's mark reads You Guang and is unrecorded.
Mark is clear, knock to cover corner, engraving is crisp, light scratches & wear commensurate with age and use, 96g (3.1 oz)
Wednesday 29 November 2017, 10.00am
Sunday 26 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 27 November
9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 28 November
9am - 4.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am