19thc Solid Silver Chinese Export Miniature Filigree Early Rick Shaw Bike Indian For Sale
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Hi, I have been selling items froma familyestate that were collected over many years at home in England and on foreign travels abroad.There are manyinteresting antiques and collectable that are to be saleed on over the coming months.
!!!!!!Please be aware that i am NOT, inany way an expert and so have tried to describe the object thati see in front of me. Although i have had some helpful guidance from a local sale house andam in receiptof some written information that came with some of the items there are others i do NOT know much about. SoULTIMATELY PLEASE JUDGE FOR YOURSELF AND offer ACCORDINGLY!!
ALL LISTING HAVE LOTS OF PHOTOS TO BACK UP ANY LACK OF WRITTEN DETAILS.
Description: (LARGE PICTURES BELOW)
A19th century Chinese export miniature model of a early form of rickshaw or pasenger push bike, that was pushed from behind by the driver and with a wheel infront instead of the later two wheeled, pulled versions that are still used today across Asia.
Profusely decorated with filligree design silver work, very intricate and skilfully made. Great little umbrella that would have protected driver and passenger (in the real thing of course)
The metal has been tested as 925 grade or above by my local jeweller but techniqually i am selling this as white metal as there are no makers marks that i can see.
Condition: Item has use and age related wear marks and tarnish to silver.There is a small amount of damage where a piece of filigree is missing from the foot rest area and a small break to the wire closein the same area.Also the right rear suspension looks like it might have at the joint but it is still attached. The rear axle seems to be bent but the wheels turn easily and it does roll along. Other areas seem solid but please look at picture and judge for yourselves.
(PLEASE ALSO USE PICS BELOW AS A CONDITION GUIDE)
Size: approx 5 cms x 6 cms
Weight: 17 gramsCheck out my other items
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