fine quality early c20th chinese silvergilt and enamel decorated caddy or casket

Fine quality early C20th Chinese silver-gilt and enamel decorated caddy or casket.



Item Ref

ML 184


Fine quality early C20th Chinese silver-gilt and enamel decorated caddy of casket.
Superb quality silver-gilt filigree-work cylindrical lobed hexagonal design caddy with finely applied enamel , coral and turquoise cabochon decoration. The lobed removable lid surmounted with an intricate filigree design knop with a central coral cabochon.
The lobed design filigree work silver-gilt body with beautifully executed raised coloured enamel-work featuring birds amongst flowering branches, all set with random coral and turquoise cabochons.
The interior with highly-polished silver-gilt finish .
Produced in the style of the well -respected Canton retail silversmith Cutshing who was renowned for creating enamelled and jewelled filigree items in the C19th for the European Royal households , the Russian Imperial court , Arab Sultanates and Indian Maharajahs' palaces.
The base stamped Impressed mark 'SILVER' , and has been tested to contain 875-900 percent silver purity
In superb original condition with no damage, losses or repairs.
H 7"
W 4"
D 4"
China c. 1930
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 184


Height = 18 cm (7")
Width = 10 cm (4")
Depth = 10 cm (4")

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