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Lot 24: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CAKE BASKET ZEE WO, SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1900 27cm diam, 19ozPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CAKE BASKET
ZEE WO, SHANGHAI, CIRCA 1900
of shaped circular outline with a cast scroll and floral detail border, the main body with planished background and pierced and embossed foliage and chrysanthemum heads, the hinged handle with bamboo detail and pierced bamboo and peony panels, the whole raised on a pierced floral foot rim
27cm diam, 19oz
- good overall appearance
- surface scratches and some minor dents / pitting in places
- some oxidised spotting in places
- signs of age and use
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