18th CENTURY ANTIQUE SILVER / PEWTER TEA BOX. Estimated circa 1820’s / 1880’s. Box is a highly decorative piece which is in good condition with some wear on bottom – In our family for 3 generations now. Made it’s way from Gibraltar, to French Morocco, to Israel and now the USA. Top Lid is exquisitely carved with a fierce, undulating, open mouth dragon wrapped around 2 Ideograms. Entire background and sides are small carved flowers – Has 3 short flat feet. Box is stamped at bottom with 2 clear square indentation marks. Box is 3 & 1/2 in. Wide by 1 & 1/4 in. The item “18th CENTURY ANTIQUE CHINESE TEA BOX PEWTER/SILVER CARVED DRAGONS 3.5 in WIDE” is in sale since Wednesday, December 28, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “reina2331″ and is located in Chatsworth, California. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.
- Type: DRAGON TEA BOX
- Primary Material: SILVER
- Age: 1800-1849
- Region of Origin: China
- Original/Reproduction: Original