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Chinese Export Silver Rosewater Sprinklers Created for the Islamic World (7/26/13)
rosewater sprinkler 6It was back in 2012 when I first wrote an article about Chinese Export Silver that was clearly made for … More >>


Chinese Export Silver Design is Firmly Footed in Chinese Mythology (7/18/13)
qilin中國出口銀器: 牢牢紮根於中國神話 All cultures have their own mythological hooved beasts. The Etruscans had their Minotaur, European mythology has its unicorn, in … More >>


The Curious Phenomenon of 19th-Century Chinese Export Silver Bosun’s Whistles (7/12/13)
decorated with wriggle work傳送我上去吧, 史考特. 十九世紀中國出口銀海軍口笛的特殊實物 What we know as the China Trade began in 1757 when, by Imperial edict, a set of stringent … More >>


Floral Tours De Force: Wang Hing’s Chinese Export Silver (7/8/13)
Wang Hing bowl 1中國出口銀器上的花卉杰作 I have decided I must be a very privileged person. Not only am I constantly viewing outstanding items of silver … More >>


WE WE WC: The Consummate Georgian Silversmith of Canton (6/30/13)
WE WE WC Service位技術高超的喬治時期廣東銀匠 I write prodigiously about Chinese Export Silver and, if I lived in an ideal world, I would like to think … More >>


The Tale of a Hidden Chinese Export Silver Gem (6/21/13)
Tale of a Hidden Gem 1中國出口銀隱藏寶石的那些事兒 Being a regular contributor to WorthPoint has its benefits—for me, that is! My main source of research tangents comes from … More >>


The Shanghai Jazz Age as Depicted through Silver Cocktail Shakers (6/4/13)
Lain Chang cocktail shaker銀色上海爵士樂年代 Shanghai in the 1920s was New York without the speakeasies! It was a city ready, ripe and totally made for … More >>


Chinese Clouds Have always had Silver Linings! China Puts a Large Value on Silver (5/31/13)
Hung Chong tea setHistorically, silver has always had a greater value within China than anywhere else in the world. Today, as with most … More >>


Chinese Export Silver: The Silver Category That Eluded Everyone (5/15/13)
Wang Hing Chinese Export TygIt’s not uncommon that I get torn off a strip by antique silver experts for the fact I’m forever extolling … More >>


Chinese Export Silver an Oft-Forgotten yet Significant Antique Silver Category (5/1/13)
lidded Chinese Export Silver centerpiece by Wang HingChinese Export Silver (1785-1940) is a much-forgotten, yet highly significant antique silver category. Early Chinese Export Silver was comprised mostly … More >>


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