A nice Chinese export silver vanity set in original wooden box, made by Kwong Man Shing from Hong Kong c. The set consists of a hand mirror, a hair brush, a clothes brush, a comb holder (original comb missing but can be easily replaced) a round lidded box and a hinged rectangular box. The set originally had a lace hook as well, but that unfortunatelly is missing. The set has a decor of chrysantheums and birds. The mirror measures 27,5 cm in length and weighs 590 gr. The hairbrush measures 22,5 cm in length and weighs 199 gr. The clothing brush measures 17,5 cm in length and weighs 141 gr. The comb holder measures 22 cm in length and weighs 23 gr. The round box measures 9 cm in diameter and 6.5 cm in height and weighs 180 gr. The rectangular box measures 12 by 4 by 5 cm and weighs 140 gr. Marked KMS and with Chinese character mark. The wooden box measures 39 by 35 cm. The pieces show a little wear consistent with age and a few very minor dents. Also the gilding in the round box is quite rubbed. Otherwise it is in good condition. If you find yourself in the proximity of Amsterdam, please feel free to come and visit my shop at Antiekcentrum Amsterdam, where I have a wide collection of art and antiques on offer (or for a cup of tea). The item “CHINESE EXPORT SILVER VANITY SET KWONG MAN SHING HONG KONG C1900 IN BOX” is in sale since Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques”. The seller is “ktiggeloven” and is located in Amsterdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Silver
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Silver