Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 88
Ten Export Silver Pieces, Early 20th Century
  • Ten Export Silver Pieces, Early 20th Century

88

Ten Export Silver Pieces, Early 20th Century

Includes four miniature goblets (marked Zeeshun, Wingon, WH, one unidentifiable); a cup and sugar caster (both marked WH); a napkin ring (marked WH); a salt shaker (marked WH); a small tripod container (marked WH); and a lidded container (marked WH)
longest length 5.9" — 15 cm.
18.8 oz. — 585 grams

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $738
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Lots 82-88: Chinese Export Silver from the Estate of Aage Ramussen, Denmark
Aage Rasmussen was a marine engineer from Aarhus Denmark and worked with the East Asiatic Company in China from the early 20th century until he died in Shanghai in 1939. His wife and two children did not leave China until 1949. The silver pieces were passed down through the family to the current owners who reside in British Columbia.