Chinese export sterling silver open work dragon napkin ring, c.1900, maker′s mark LK and a Chinese character, maker not known.
Weighing 24 grams, this nicely detailed napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/8" tall. The oval, central cartouche has an ornate, period script monogram:
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.