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Chinese export silver, 1785 to 1885

H. A. Crosby Forbes

Chinese export silver, 1785 to 1885

by H. A. Crosby Forbes

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Published by Museum of the American China Trade in Milton, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • China trade silverwork.,
    • Hallmarks -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. A. Crosby Forbes, John Devereux Kernan, and Ruth S. Wilkins.
      ContributionsKernan, John Devereux, 1911- joint author., Wilkins, Ruth S., 1926- joint author., Museum of the American China Trade.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7183.A1 F67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5191693M
      LC Control Number75012401

        Kernan was an expert on both American and Chinese export silver. He was a co-author of "Chinese Export Silver, ," and author of "The Chait Collection of Chinese Export Silver," as well as. The Rock Springs massacre, also known as the Rock Springs Riot, occurred on September 2, , in the present-day United States city of Rock Springs in Sweetwater County, riot, and resulting massacre of immigrant Chinese miners by white immigrant miners, was the result of racial prejudice toward the Chinese miners, who were perceived to be taking jobs .

      This unusual Chinese export silver table cigar lighter is by the maker Wang Hing.. It comprises a spherical body with applied and engraved chrysanthemum bloom decorations, which sits on three ball feet. It also has two pairs of removable tongs with spherical silver finials, and a removable wick holder in the form of a dragon’s head. US Navy Cruise Book Store; Refine. US Navy Cruise Book Store. followers andermace ( andermace's feedback score is ) CHINESE EXPORT SILVER by Forbes, Kerman & Wilkins $ $ shipping. WHY WE WIN - Roy Cooper - Don Gay - Walt Woodward - Lynn McKenzie. $

      It was only in the s -- thanks to the scholarly research of H. A. Crosby Forbes, John Devereux Kernan and Ruth S. Wilkins, who co-authored Chinese Export Silver to (Milton, Massachusetts: Museum of the American China Trade, ), that scholars, collectors and dealers got an in-depth look at the range of Chinese Export Silver. Silver Journal of Australia No. 1, 2, 3 Silver Society of Canada, Silver Magazine Vol. 39, No. 3 & 4 Silver Studies (The Journal of; The Silver Society) Journal Numb 15, 19, 21, 22, Newsletter Numbers 34 to 42 and Silver Society Index to Note that some of the above journals are irregular in production and in the issues.


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Chinese export silver, 1785 to 1885 by H. A. Crosby Forbes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book contains complete references with multiple black and white photographs of samples of Chinese Export or China Trade Silver made from to The text is scholarly and includes detailed photo samples of objects by a number of makers.5/5(1).

Chinese Export Silver, to Forbes, H.A. Crosby, John Devereux Kernan and Ruth S. Wilkins Published by Museum of the American China Trade, Milton, MA (). This book contains complete references with multiple black and white photographs of samples of Chinese Export or China Trade Silver made from to The text is scholarly and includes detailed photo samples of objects by a number of makers.5/5.

Chinese export silver, to Milton, Mass.: Museum of the American China Trade, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H A Crosby Forbes; John Devereux Kernan; Ruth S Wilkins; Museum of the American China Trade.

A Chinese export silver two-handled tray, mark of retailer Kwan Hing, Hong Kong, late 19th/early 20th century. 19⅜ in ( cm) long, over handles. Estimate: $2, Offered in Chinese and Japanese Export Silver Online: Property from the Collection of Myrna and Bernard Posner, Online August THE COLLECTORS' GUIDE TO CHINESE EXPORT SILVER including A Complete Catalogue of Makers' Marks 1785 to 1885 book 3rd Edition NOW SUPERSEDED.

Crosby Forbes, H.A. et al Chinese Export Silver to Museum of American China Trade, Milton Mass, Crossman, Carl, The Decorative Arts of the China Trade: Paintings, Furnishings and Exotic Curiosities. Antique Collectors Club, l99l. ISBN. 1 5 De Kesel, W & Dhont, G, 1785 to 1885 book Lacquer Screens.

Brussels, The page is under construction, more information will be added as time allows. Most of the information here is derived from "Chinese Export Silver to " by Forbes, Kernan & Wilkins (pub.

Museum of the China Trade, ), some came anecdotally with "The Chait Collection of Chinese Export Silver" by John Devereux Kernan as the original.

Chinese Export Silver Estimate $30, - $50, See Sold Price 1 bid. Sell a Similar Item. Save Item. Pegasus Auction. Hong Kong, HK. Ask a Question Follow Auctioneer. Discover Items You'll Love. Silver Collectibles. Collectibles. More auctions from. The first book on the subject, Chinese Export Silver by Massachusetts collector and academic Dr Henry Ashton Crosby Forbes, was not published until In short, says Stephen Stodel, “until the s most lateth century Chinese silver was sold as style accessory rather than serious antique”.

The same could be said of Chinese silver, given China’s almost perpetually complex history is played out using the medium of the silver objects as the actual stage; Chinese Export Silver is a superb vehicle with which to demonstrate both China’s rich history as well as its rich silver-making heritage – using what is a unique and important.

By H.A. Crosby Forbes, John Devereux Kernan, and Ruth S. Wilkins Condition: Very Good All books are in Very Good condition. Minor cracking around edges of jackets, may have minor discoloration on some pages and outer hard case.

Slight variations in wear from book to book, but all maintain Very Good condition. From the. Chinese Export Silver ()= This is usually household items such as silverware, vases etc. and jewelry that was created from silver during the time period between Chinese export silver was created from silver of varying purities specifically for the Western markets.

By FORBES - KERNAN - WILKINS. CHINESE EXPORT SILVER - Jacket has light edge wear. His book “Chinese Export Silver: ,” written with John Devereux Kernan and Ruth Wilkins, provided a glimpse into an area of art that had not been explored as thoroughly as most.

5 In the years – the average total value of the exports from China by the EIC was 1, taels of silver annually, while the tea value was 1, taels.

In – the total value was 4, taels at an annual average, and the tea value was 3, taels. Pritchard, Crucial Years, – Bunker, Emma et al, Adornment for the Body and Soul: Ancient Chinese Ornaments from the Mengdiexuan Collection.

Hong Kong, ISBN. 15 x. Crosby Forbes, H.A. et al Chinese Export Silver to Museum of American China Trade, Milton Mass, Engel, Erik, Chinese Gold and Silver in the Carl Kempe Collection. Ulricehamn, An article by Les Page entitled "Chinese Export Silver Pseudo Hallmarks Made in Canton " in Silver Magazine (Jul-Aug )has several useful tables.

According to Page, HC is Hou Cheong working in Canton,but the article warns that these attributions are not definitive. IP: Logged. Paul Lemieux.

Posts: Registered: Apr Author of "Chinese Export Silver, to " and Curator at Peabody Museum. Collection includes notes, photographs, correspondence, articles, and more Asian export art at the Peabody Museum of Salem by H.

Crosby Forbes (). Marked en verso: Hung Chong,with Chinese hallmarks. /4″ W x 13″ D. oz troy. Note: H.A. Crosby Forbes’ book, Chinese Export Silverlists Hung Chong as a well known jeweler with addresses in both Canton and Shanghai in the last half the 19th century and first quarter of the 20th century.

Marked en verso: Hung Chong,with Chinese hallmarks. /4" W x 13" D. oz troy. Note: H.A. Crosby Forbes' book, Chinese Export Silverlists Hung Chong as a well known jeweler with addresses in both Canton and Shanghai in the last half the 19th century and first quarter of the 20th century.A late 18th/early 19th century silver urn nutmeg grater, marked only with a P, probably Chinese, Sold for £ 1, (US$ 1,) inc.

premium Silver. 8 NovGMT Chinese Export Silver, toMilton   The Peabody Essex Museum, as it is now called, printed it along with his next work, A Catalogue of Chinese Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver, and Other Objects, to Then came Crossman’s first hardcover book, The China Trade: Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Other Objects,published in