CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOX ARMIES BATTLE ON MOUNTAINSIDE 28 OZ SIGNED. A monumental Chinese export silver armies battling in mountain side drum box. Circular form, cover armies battling along mountain cliffs. General on horse raises sword, warrior holds army’s banner, Chinese characters. Opposing general raises sword from cliff above, banner with different characters. Border of creatures mating in forest and lone horse. Sides birds (bats) in clouds. Below, larger scenes of Chinese travelers, figures at campfire. And elder petting foo lion. Each scene and figure unique. Chinese export silver battling armies box 6 3/4 inches 28 1/2 (standard) ounces. Signed four very long series of characters. Lustreous silver patina throughout. The battling armies and and many figural scenes retain near original hand chased detail. Much of the facial features of the warriors retained. Interior base rim couple rough spots, still closes perfectly cover to base. The item “Chinese Export Silver Box WARRIORS BATTLE 28OZ” is in sale since Sunday, January 01, 2017. 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.
- Age: 1850-1899
- Type: tea set Boxes
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Region of Origin: China
- Primary Material: Silver