CHINESE EXPORT SILVER & JADE BOX c1890 WANG HING & BENSABOTT, CHICAGO A fine and very, very rare late 19th century Chinese export silver scholar’s box from Wang Hing. Adorned with hand carved jade elephant feet, and jade wing butterfly from the craftsmen at Bensabott, Chicago, c1920s. A unique, one of a kind example of Chinese export silver, embellished with Art Deco hand carved jade. The jade wing butterfly to front has never been monogrammed. This rare Chinese export silver with hand carved jade accents is 6 1/4 by 3 1/4 inches. And weighs 18 standard ounces, less the jade, and partial liner. Signed Wang Hing 90, and characters, and retailer Bensabott, Chicago. In very fine condition. Rich silver patina throughout. Cover closes perfectly firm. Partial interior liner in fine state. Upper right corner bent to jade on cover. The item “Chinese Export Silver Jade Box c1890 Wang Hing” is in sale since Thursday, May 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “supershrink” and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Silver
- Maker: Wang Hing
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original