Antique Chinese export silver cutlery set, ZEE SUNG company, Shanghai, 1900-1940
- 585.00 USD
A Chinese export cutlery set of 6 forks and 5 knifes. Knifes decorated with incised dragon pattern. Very fine silver quality! We have tested the purity and it is over 900 purity in both handle and blade / fork.
Manufacturer is ZEE Sung company of Shanghai, a famous Chinese export silver company of the 19th and 20th century.
Good condition! One with a slight dent to the base of a handle. Wear from usage, Manufacturing defects. See pictures
Long: 19,7 cm
Long: 18 cm
Every Knife ca 50 g
Every Fork: ca 45 g
Total Weight: ca 538 g
Reference: You can read about Zee Sung Company 1900-1940 in Adrien Von Ferscht excellent book on Chinese export silver called: Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940 The Definitive Collectors Guide.