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Chinese Export Silver Dessert Spoon - Yatshing     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11264
Period: George IV
Year: 1825-1850
Silversmith: Yatshing
Place: Canton, China
Price: $ 170.00
Weight: 47 grams
Dimensions: 18 cm
Condition: Fair, this spoon has been well used. Wear to tip from use, scratches and dents to bowl.

Description: A Chinese Export silver dessertspoon in the Fiddle pattern, with very clear pseudo hallmarks. The spoon has original engraved initials (now worn), and has been well used. The hallmarks include pseudo lion passant, pseudo crowned leopard's head town mark, makers mark YS and pseudo duty mark, these marks are very clearly struck, but show wear to the punches from prolonged use. The website www.chineseexportsilver.com also notes that "Yatshing silver is always of a high standard", and the book "Chinese Export Silver describes Yatshing as "quite prolific".
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