Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870

Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870

Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case – Antique Circa 1870. An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver card case; part of our diverse Asian silverware collection. This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) card case has a plain rectangular rounded form. The anterior surface of this rare Chinese silver card case is ornamented with chased oriental figures amidst bamboo and foliate designs, accented with a fenced area and simplified structures, all on a matte background. The ornamentation incorporates a vacant shield shaped cartouche. The posterior surface of this silver card case is embellished with an exceptional chased decorated segmented iconic Chinese dragon design amidst clouds, also all on a matte background. The rounded sides of this antique silver cigarette case are plain and unembellished. This Chinese card case is fitted with a push fit cover ornamented with a continuation of the aforementioned chased decoration. The hallmarks struck to the rim of this impressive antique case include. Maker’s mark: WA (undocumented maker’s name). Items associated with this maker are rare and known for their high quality. This rare Chinese silver card case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The chased decoration is very sharp. The Chinese hallmarks struck to the rim of the body are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware. Length 9.5cm/3.7. Width 6.5cm/2.6. Height 1.3cm/0.5. 2.4 troy ounces/75.6g. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international deliveries. The item “Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870″ is in sale since Monday, December 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Card Cases”. The seller is “acsilver925″ and is located in Newcastle on Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Weight: 2.4 troy ounces/75.6g
  • Origin: China
  • Period: Antique
  • Material: Chinese Export Silver
  • Condition: Antique / Excellent
  • Product: Card Case
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Maker: Unknown
  • Sku: A9584
  • Composition: Solid Silver
  • Brand: Unbranded
  • Date: Circa 1870

Antique Chinese Export Silver Card Case Circa 1870

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