Found 82 articles matching Silver category.
  • Mar 18 2014
  • 18 Mar 2014

Cottone Auctions Sale to Feature Works by Greatest Names in the Art World

GENESEO N.Y – Works by some of the greatest names of 19th- and 20th-century art will be part of Cottone Auctions’ annual Winter Fine Art […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Ask a Worthologist: The ‘Thrift Store’ Bowl

Gerald S. found this silver bowl at a second-hand shop. It wasn’t until ?later that looked at he looked closer and decided to find out […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

The Huge Influence of the Early 20th-Century Chinese Department Stores

??????: ????????????????? Department stores were first introduced to China in the late 19th century but they came in the guise of foreign chains or investors […]

  • Mar 14 2014
  • 14 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver Offers a Cabinet Full of Charming Curiosities

??????: ????? Sometimes I have to pinch myself; I must be one of the luckiest people on the planet because I get to see so […]

  • Mar 7 2014
  • 7 Mar 2014

Wang Hing: Discovering the True Identity of a Silversmithing Genius

??: ??????????? The 1842 Treaty of Nanking became the catalyst for many changes in Canton; not only had a new order had been established in […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot

??????????? To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works

??????: ??????? Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of the reality that was […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Combining Chinese Export Silver with other Metals was Rare, but Beautiful

??????????? It would be perfectly logical to expect Chinese Export Silver to be exactly what it says on the can; silver made for the export […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Discovering the New Master Silversmith of Shanghai

??????: ?????????? Having researched Chinese Export Silver for well over three years now, I was quick to realize very early on that anything connected with […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

Revered, Yet a Rarity—The Horse as a Chinese Decorative Motif

??????: ?????, ?????? Greetings to a new year: the Year of the Horse; the seventh Chinese sign of the zodiac. The Horse is a traditional […]