Chinese Gilt Silver

Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900


Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900

Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900   Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900
Fully marked to the underside of the base with Chinese character mark. S for He Xing of Singapore. He Xing was a highly regarded Chinese silversmith working in Singapore who traded between 1880 and 1920. S a presentation stand to hold betel co. It would have held an assortment of small silver or silver gilt containers which contained the various ingredients used to prepare a betel quid.

Only the very rich would have been able to afford such an impressive gilded silver stand. The deep rim has an inverted scalloped edge, with sixteen points, which resembles a sunburst.

Ousse and chased techniques and depicts sixteen. Have been captured in a variety of naturalis. They are finely detailed, as is the blossom. The whole scene is joyful and active, evoking springtime.

The bowl is supported by a knopped stem above a raised and pierced foot. There are bands of chased and engraved foliate and floral ornamentation: around the base of t.

He bowl where it meets the stem and. Both sides of the flanged knop. A simple repeating flower and leaf border.

Around the base of the foot and, above this. A very nice and fully marked Chinese silver betel stand in superb original condition! Commensurate with age and careful usage.

Some slight signs of wear and use, which do not detract. Size Height 4.5cms; Width 10.5cms. Please message me with any queries. Thank you for looking and dont forget to check my other listings for antique European, Indian, Middle Eastern, Chinese and Asian silver. If you are looking to sell, please contact me with details.

The item "ANTIQUE GILT SILVER BETEL STAND, CHINESE/PERANAKAN, HE XING, SINGAPORE C. 1900" is in sale since Tuesday, May 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "argento-silver" and is located in London.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Composition: Gilt
  2. Product: Betel Stand
  3. Brand: He Xing
  4. Age: 1900-1940
  5. Pattern: Birds and Flowers


Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900   Antique Gilt Silver Betel Stand, Chinese/peranakan, He Xing, Singapore C. 1900