101 C Jervois Road Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
An English ex- banker (Chemical Bank and Bankers Trust), Esmé Parish started Esmé Parish Silver in 1983 in Singapore – turning a hobby into a business. The company now operates in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. It works via private sales and exhibitions. The company specialises in all things sterling silver – both antique and new. Chinese Export silver is of particular interest because of its unique history and scarcity. Esmé is one of a few specialists in Chinese Export silver. She holds semi–annual exhibitions of antiques displaying both Chinese Export and Japanese Export as well as English antique silver. Esmé Parish has given talks to various interest groups in Singapore (China Society, Friends of the Museum and various Clubs), Hong Kong (to the Friends of the Art Museum-Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Ceramic Society, YWCA, LRC, The Corona Society, the Asia Society), Tokyo (The Tokyo American Club and various women’s interest groups), Shanghai (SEA) and in Paris. Esmé Parish Silver sponsored a Chinese Export silver exhibition at the Asian Civilisation Museum in Singapore having also appraised several pieces in the Museum’s collection. She has published articles in various magazines including for Friends of the Art Museum, the Chinese university of Hong Kong and Culture magazine
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