CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOX CIGAR CASE RARE MAKER YHULOON. This is a museum worthy 19th century Chinese export silver cigar case. This maker cannot be found in the current export silver literature. Hand carved scenes of figures in garden. Elderly traveler with walking stick offers child a gift. Chinese reindeer or moose? Attendant holding large gourd. Mother holds smaller child in arms. Figures smiling and with lively eyes. Chinese characters atop pierced bamboo with satin surface. Opposite side scholar’s tools, urn, incense burner, gourd, and sword? Below stack of boxes. Below dragons in battle amidst rolling clouds. Set atop rich satin like, stippled surface. Interior with original gold wash in near pristine state and original elastic straps. Chinese cigar box in 4 7/8 by 3 inches and weighs 8 standard ounces. Signed to interior “YHULOON” and characters. The figures retain detail including the facial expressions. The item “Chinese Export Silver Box SIGNED YHULOON SELLING COLLECTION” is in sale since Monday, August 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “supershrink” and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: Yhuloon
- Type: Cigarette Boxes Tray Teapot
- Primary Material: Silver
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: China
- Original/Reproduction: Original