Decorative Arts, Furniture and Jewellery

Live Virtual Auction, 4 - 5 April 2022

Asian Art

Sold for

ZAR 34 140
Lot 57
  • A Chinese Straits gilt-metal wedding necklace, Qing Dynasty, 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 34 140

About this Item

A Chinese Straits gilt-metal wedding necklace, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

composed of rectangular, tricorn and square-shaped medallions united by foliate chains to a foliate filigree headed pendant drop, the whole set with flowerheads, set to a later S-shaped hook, minor dents and oxidisation, signed within a rectangular cartouche, length approximately 440mm

Provenance

Property of an Oriental Collector.

Literature

cf. Ho, W. M. Straits Chinese Silver. A Collector’s Guide, Singapore, 1984, fig. 58, p. 87.



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