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Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (1 of 6)
Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (2 of 6)
Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (3 of 6)
Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (4 of 6)
Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (5 of 6)
Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (6 of 6)
AC Silver
AC Silver is located in Newcastle, UK

Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900

REF: A3381 / LA373975
£655
€770
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Description
A fine and impressive antique Peranakan silver bekas sirih/sirih leaf holder; an addition to our Asian silverware collection This fine antique Peranakan silver bekas sirih/sirih* silver leaf holder has a tapering panelled fan shaped form. The two side panels to the anterior portion of the body are embellished with impressive pierced, embossed and chased decoration depicting fish designs amidst geometric ornamented borders. The central panel is ornamented with a subdivided Chinese dragon design below a floral and foliate array. The posterior surface is embellished with further pierced, embossed and chased decoration depicting impressive undulating fruiting vine ornamentation. The lower portion of each section bears an embossed Chinese character on a chased decorated matt background. The plain concaved underside of this fine leaf holder is ornamented with a star motif amidst the character mark hallmarks. * Sirih (or betel) was considered a symbol of hospitality in Malay culture and presented in decorative holders. Maker: Unknown

measurements

Height:
2.8 cm
Width:
8.4 cm
Weight:
59.1 g
Length of anterior 7.3, of posterior 11.5 cm Width at base 2.7 cm

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 (LA373975) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900

condition

This antique silver leaf holder is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. The embossed, chased and pierced decoration is all very sharp. The hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside are all very clear.

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1900

delivery

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location

This Peranakan Silver Sirih Leaf Holder - Antique c.1900 is located in Newcastle, UK