Chinese Cutshing Jade Filigree Plaque


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Chinese oval jade plaque heavily worked on both sides deep milky white in colour depicting a hawk and goose. The piece encased within a silver gilt filigree mounted frame with intricate scrolling work throughout and floral decoration to the boarders, attributed to the Cutshing workshop.

Lot Notes: Cutshing (1790-1895) is the trading name of a company based in Canton (now known as¬†Guangzhou city) famous for retailing luxury items in silver, ivory, jade as well as high quality filigree and enamel items. Many of the Cutshing products can be seen with the pseudo hallmarks imitating the English hallmark system such as ‘CU’ and ‘CUT’. These are widely recognised to be Cutshing marks. Whilst the craftsman from Cutshing individually are unknown, we can be assured that the extremely high quality shows the ability of the artisans behind the work.

Condition: Good-Very good, minor wear and faults.

Measurements: 12.8cm L x 9.3cm W x 1cm D