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Subject:makers mark on silver box?
Posted By: Fred Tue, Jun 15, 2021 IP: 2001:8003:dd92:6b01:

Hello Members
Does any one know this maker,looks like maybe Chinese to me.
looking also for age of box.

Regards Fred.

Subject:Re: makers mark on silver box?
Posted By: Steve Gridley Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Your box was made by Da Fu (Tai Fook), a Chinese silversmith operating in the Thien Hue Province of Vietnam during the first part of the 20th century.

Reference: von Ferscht, Adrien, The Collectors’ Guide to Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940, 3rd Ed., 2013. Page 101.

Subject:Re: makers mark on silver box?
Posted By: Fred Sun, Jun 20, 2021

Hello Steve
Many thanks for your great help,I also found the same reference today before I read your post,
I am happy my box is earlier than most people thought it was,I may have it tested ,although it probably is silver,grade?

Great work many thanks.
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