This antique Chinese export silver heart, leaf, or perhaps peach shape box features a hand chased lid with a design of bamboo and flower blossoms. A little butterfly flits among the flowers. The sides are engraved with single, double, and triple circles with various center designs including flowers and a yin & yang pair of fish. At the top of the box is a vertical hinge that allows the box to swing open. This is likely a snuff or opium box. Measurements: over 1-1/2 high x 1-3/4 x 1/2 thick when closed. Weight: 24.7 grams. Markings: hallmarked / signed on the underside. The metal has been tested for purity and it is sterling. Condition: very good to near excellent. The details are crisp and clear. Domestic also includes Signature Confirmation. The item “Signed Antique Chinese Sterling Snuff Opium Peach Box Swings Open” is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles”. The seller is “industrial-blonde” and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Silver