A rare Chinese export silver tinder box. It is unmarked but tests as high grade silver. It has a dragon like design around its centre so is most likely Chinese, made c1840. It has been beautifully designed incorporating a steel striker and fine quality engraving. It is in super condition being free from dings splits holes and repairs. The hinge is strong, the lid closes tightly, and the inside is gilded. It measures 1.5 inches (3.9cms) by a fraction over 1.5 inches (4.2cms) wide and weighs 25 grams. A very interesting and rare piece. If you have any queries etc… To see lots more rare and beautiful silver. All items are cleaned and display ready should you be a retailer or collector, or ready to wrap should you be purchasing a gift. That way we save you time and we discover any faults, not you. The item “CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TINDER BOX VESTA CASE c1840 RARE ANTIQUE” is in sale since Wednesday, July 4, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes”. The seller is “spidermonkey10″ and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
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