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  • Dec 9 2013
  • 9 Dec 2013

Silversmith Wang Hing didn’t have Breakfast at Tiffany’s!

???????????! For almost 30 years there has been a widely held view that the most prolific of the Chinese Export Silver makers, Wang Hing, was […]

  • Dec 3 2013
  • 3 Dec 2013

The Clever Box: Small Containers offer Chinese Silversmiths Room to Astonish

??????: ?????! For Chinese artisans, boxes have always been more than mere utilitarian objects. Through the centuries, special decorative techniques were developed in order to […]

  • Nov 22 2013
  • 22 Nov 2013

Savoir Faire and ‘L’art De La Table’ – So Typically Chinese!

????????? – ??????? A well-set dining table may be likened to a stage set; it can speak volumes about an occasion, the person who set […]

  • Nov 15 2013
  • 15 Nov 2013

Chinese Export Silver Items Strike Gold at Heritage Auctions Sale

At the back end of August this year, the Dallas-based auction house Heritage Auctions had consulted with me regarding some items of Chinese Export Silver […]

  • Nov 1 2013
  • 1 Nov 2013

Chinese Export Silversmiths were Masters of the Art of the Tazza

??????: ?????????? It is equally perplexing to find the origins of the object we know as a “tazza” as to understand why Chinese silversmiths during […]

  • Oct 27 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013

The Complex Hierarchy of the China Trade Relative to the Chinese Export Silver Trade

???????????????????????? Chinese Export Silver was very much a product of the China Trade, but the period between 1757-1842 is now known as the “Old China […]

  • Oct 21 2013
  • 21 Oct 2013

Passing the Salt for 8,000 Years in Chinese Export Silver Style

??????: ?????? – 8000??! To many of us, we might be aware of the connotations that salt has with monarchy—a substance of high value and […]

  • Oct 8 2013
  • 8 Oct 2013

Canton Georgian Gems in Massachusetts: A Boston Connection to Chinese Export Silver

??????????????? How can one get excited over a silver teapot? No, this isn’t a riddle; it’s a reality! For me, it’s happening more and more […]

  • Oct 7 2013
  • 7 Oct 2013

Chinese Export Silver Candlesticks are Lustrous Beacons of Excellence

??????: ???????? Chinese Export Silver is without doubt the most mysterious silver category the world ever saw. Only now, more than 70 years after it […]

  • Sep 25 2013
  • 25 Sep 2013

Takes a Cup of Kindness Yet: Chinese Export Silver Beakers

??????: ????????? There are not many things the West and China had in common in the 18th and 19th centuries, but certainly one thing both […]