Wang Hing Chinese Export Silver Dresser Tray Late 1800s

Wang Hing Chinese Export Silver Dresser Tray Late 1800s

FINE CHINESE EXPORT SILVER DESK OR DRESSER TRAY; RECTANGULAR FORM, RAISED ON FOUR INVERTED STEP PYRAMID FEET; GALLEY EDGE WITH OPENWORK BAMBOO SHOOTS; LAVISHLY HAND CHASED FLOWER AND FOLIATE ORNAMENTATION; NEVER MONOGRAMMED; WANG HING, LATE 1800s

This is a beautifully designed and hand crafted Chinese silver desk or dresser tray.

From the renowned Chinese maker, Wang Hing. Known for his wonderful craftsmanship.

Masterfully executed in raised, rectangular form.

Supported on four inverted step pyramid feet.

Elegant galley edge composed of openwork bamboo shoots.

The flat surface of the tray is covered with lavish hand chased flowers and branches on a beaded background. The tray actually looks quite a bit better in person than it does in our photographs.

Never monogrammed.

The Wang Hing Chinese silver tray is 6 inches by 3 inches and stands 1 inch tall. Weighs 6 ounces.

Excellent condition. Rich, lustrous silver patina throughout. The hand chased flowers and branches retain their original crisp, vibrant detail. Hallmarked to the base as shown with WH and 90 for the maker and the silver purity. The tray is also stamped with a Chinese character mark.

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