Chinese Export Silver Photograph Frame Wang Hing C.1890

by Louis Wine

Chinese Export Silver Photograph Frame Wang Hing C.1890. Rectangular shape with exquisite foliage relief motif on matte stippled background. Original easel to reverse and marked with both Chinese marks for Wang Hing and WH90. Overall measurements: 8.25 x 5.375 inches. Image aperture measures: 6.50 x 3.50 inches. Wang Hing originated as a jade dealer in Canton and evolved to become the best known and most prolific maker of export silver during the late China Trade period. Towards the end of the 19th century Wang Hing forged connections with Western silver firms and exhibited silver at international exhibitions. There has been a widely held view that the most prolific of the Chinese Export Silver makers’ marks, Wang Hing, was an acknowledged supplier of silver wares to the New York-based luxury goods company Tiffany & Co

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Chinese Export Silver Photograph Frame Wang Hing C.1890. Rectangular shape with exquisite foliage relief motif on matte stippled background. Original easel to reverse and marked with both Chinese marks for Wang Hing and WH90. Overall measurements: 8.25 x 5.375 inches. Image aperture measures: 6.50 x 3.50 inches.
Wang Hing originated as a jade dealer in Canton and evolved to become the best known and most prolific maker of export silver during the late China Trade period. Towards the end of the 19th century Wang Hing forged connections with Western silver firms and exhibited silver at international exhibitions.
There has been a widely held view that the most prolific of the Chinese Export Silver makers’ marks, Wang Hing, was an acknowledged supplier of silver wares to the New York-based luxury goods company Tiffany & Co

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.