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Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING. Lovely ornate box with detailed filigree design. No markings but tested 925 sterling. See photos for details. The box measures 6″ in diameter & stands 4″ tall with the lid & 2-3/4 without the lid. Weighs 1 pound 3.1 ounces/542 grams. Thank you so much for looking. The item “BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING” is in sale since Friday, November 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “krysia57″ and is located in San Pedro, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Egypt, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Boxes

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
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BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950

BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950

BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
A beautiful solid silver trinket of snuff box. It is hallmarked with two small touch marks and tests as high grade silver. I would date it to the mid 20th century although its lid has been mounted with a very finely engraved 19th century Chinese gaming token. It is in super condition being free from dings splits holes and repairs and the token is free from chips cracks and repairs. The lid closes tightly to form a good seal. It measures 2.75 inches (6.9cms) wide by over 1 inch (3cms) by 0.75 inches tall and weighs 50 grams. A beautifully made interesting example. 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 “BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950″ is in sale since Saturday, October 12, 2019. 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.
  • Product: Boxes
  • Style: Chinese
  • Age: Post-1940
  • Composition: Solid Silver
  • Brand: Chinese
  • Featured Refinements: Solid Silver Snuff Box

BEAUTIFUL RARE SOLID SILVER CHINESE GAMING TOKEN TOPPED SNUFF BOX c1950
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Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter

Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter

Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE CHINESE STERLING SILVER FILIGREE AND JASPER WITH NEPHRITE JADE FOOTED PLATTER. Lovely ornate platter with detailed filigree design. No markings but tested 925 sterling. Base is a fine white and black jasper which looks like a mountain landscape. Jadeite stone cabochons inserted along the rim. One stone is missing, see last photo for details. The platter measures 13 1/4″ long by 8 1/8″ wide & stands 1 tall on ball feet. Very good antique condition. The item “Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter” is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “shipofjewelsstudio” and is located in Wickenburg, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: Unknown
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Color: Silver

Beautiful Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Filigree Wire Jasper & Jade Platter
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Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING. Lovely ornate box with detailed filigree design. No markings but tested 925 sterling. See photos for details. The box measures 6″ in diameter & stands 4″ tall with the lid & 2-3/4 without the lid. Weighs 1 pound 3.1 ounces/542 grams. Thank you so much for looking. The item “BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING” is in sale since Thursday, October 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “krysia57″ and is located in San Pedro, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Egypt, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Boxes

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
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Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl

Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl

Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY CARVED CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOWL. This is a beautiful 19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Circular Bowl, i believe it to be Qing Dynasty, 19th century, , the curved sides of this wonderful bowl has been carved with the most beautiful layered and raised flowers and foliage, this is set against an intricately carved fret and diamond like ground, all this sits upon a low pedestal foot, the interior and base have been finished with a pale blue lacquer covering , 11 cm diameter, and 1.5 inches height, its is in lovely condition with just a little wear to the edge on the base and top edge over the years, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this would have once belonged to a very wealthy family and sat proud of place on there table, if this could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories they could tell, it is so very tactile and once held has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice. Lovely, as per above. All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only adds to the history of the object….. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY CARVED CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOWL” is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes”. The seller is “silver_antiques_uk” and is located in United Kingdom. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Bowl
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Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder

Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder

Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
BEAUTIFUL RARE CHINESE CARVED LOUIS XVI FRENCH BILLET DOUX – LOVE LETTER HOLDER. Piece of fine 18th century LOUIS XVI French Billet Doux : Love Letter Holder. This is a beautiful Georgian 18th Century carved and crafted Louis XVI Billet Doux- Love letter Holder, this wonderful example. I believe to be crafted in China for the French court of the 18th Century, I estimate this dates to circa 1770 making it over 245 years old. This Chinese Carved French billet doux is of such beauty and elegance, the carving is embellished with birds and snakes that run all around the body of the Billet Doux so much work has gone into the crafting of this extremely rare 18th century Billet Doux – Love letter holder. It would of certainly have carried the love letters of someone from among the Courtiers of Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI’s era or shortly there after. A very romantic item, the billet doux was the etui into which a rolled scroll of a love letter might be passed along or hand delivered by one’s servant. A courier’s envelope of sorts, these became so associated with the intimate love notes carried within, that today the term is itself a romantic one. This elegant Billet Doux is superb; the quality of the craftsmanship is breathtaking. These came in a myriad of forms, many survive and we see them in museums around the world. This one could well be on display in the Musee des Arts Decoratif in the Louvre inParis, where many similar etui fascinate visitors every day. Condition: lovely condition with a couple of very faint hairline cracks (Please see photos) also a tiny chip on the base, that being said it doesnt detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. The Billet Doux, Literally a sweet note, it is the term for a love letter, essentially and often rolled and sent by courier inside a beautiful tube like the one on offer here for sale, the tube is itself known as a billet doux for this reason, used in many centuries. An unquestionably exquisite and fine addition for any uncompromising collector or as a display piece. Please study the photos as these form an integral part of the description. Please see my other items. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “BEAUTIFUL RARE CHINESE CARVED LOUIS XVI FRENCH BILLET DOUX LOVE LETTER HOLDER” is in sale since Tuesday, August 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes”. The seller is “rosiebutterfly” and is located in Lancaster. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
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Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover

Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover

Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE CARVED CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOX & COVER. This is a beautiful 19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover, i believe it to be Qing Dynasty, 19th century, circular, the circular dome cover is carved with a scholar sitting upon a crane while it is in flight with wonderful carved clouds in the background, this is set against an intricately carved fret and brick like ground, the curved sides of the top and bottom of this wonderful bowl and cover have been carved with the most beautiful layered and raised flowers, all this sits upon a low pedestal foot, the interior and base have been finished with a black lacquer covering , the base has been signed china , 8 cm diameter, and 2 inches height, its is in lovely condition with just a little fading over the years to the top, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, these would have once belonged to a very wealthy family and sat proud of place on there table, if this could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories they could tell, it is so very tactile and once held has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice. Lovely, as per above. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY CARVED CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOX & COVER” is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver”. The seller is “silver_treasures” and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Beautiful Antique 19th Century Carved Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box & Cover
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Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING. Lovely ornate box with detailed filigree design. No markings but tested 925 sterling. See photos for details. The box measures 6″ in diameter & stands 4″ tall with the lid & 2-3/4 without the lid. Weighs 1 pound 3.1 ounces/542 grams. Thank you so much for looking. The item “BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING” is in sale since Tuesday, September 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “krysia57″ and is located in San Pedro, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Egypt, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Boxes

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
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Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder

Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder

Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
BEAUTIFUL RARE CHINESE CARVED LOUIS XVI FRENCH BILLET DOUX – LOVE LETTER HOLDER. This is a beautiful rare and very special Georgian 18th Century finely carved and crafted Louis XVI. Billet Doux- Love letter Holder, this wonderful rare example i believe to be crafted in China for the French court of the 18th Century, i estimate this dates to circa 1770 making it over 245 years old, This Chinese Carved French billet doux is of such beauty and elegance, the carving is breath taking from the dragons that run around the entire body of the Billet Doux to the plentiful bats, flowers, and birds, so much work has gone into the crafting of this extremely rare 18th century Billet Doux – Love letter holder , its breath taking, it must certainly have carried the love letters of someone from among the Courtiers of Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI’s era or shortly thereafter. A very romantic item, the billet doux was the etui into which a rolled scroll of a love letter might be passed along or hand delivered by one’s servant. A courrier’s’envelope’ of sorts, these became so associated with the intimate love notes carried within, that today the term is itself a romantic one, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb. These came in a myriad of forms, many survive and we see them in museums around the world. This one could well be on display in the Musee des Arts Decoratif in the Louvre in Paris, where many similar etui fascinate visitors every day. The Billet Doux is 5.5 inches in length, sometimes is confused as being a needles case, though of course it is not. The Billet Doux, Literally a sweet note, it is the term for a love letter, essentially and often rolled and sent by courrier inside a beautiful tube like the one on offer here for sale, the tube is itself known as a billet doux for this reason, used in many centuries. His would have once belonged to a very wealthy French Lady of. And been used i would say on many occassion to carry love letters, this was many many years ago when times were so very different, if this could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories it could tell, this is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice. It is in wonderful condition. You will not find another like this on the market, it is very special and extremely rare. 5.5 inches length. Lovely condition with a couple of very old hairlines to the screw of top and a little chipping to the base as you can see, that being said it doesnt detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only adds to the history of the object….. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “BEAUTIFUL RARE CHINESE CARVED LOUIS XVI FRENCH BILLET DOUX LOVE LETTER HOLDER” is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes”. The seller is “silver_antiques_uk” and is located in United Kingdom. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Beautiful Rare Chinese Carved Louis XVI French Billet Doux Love Letter Holder
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Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling
BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING. Lovely ornate box with detailed filigree design. No markings but tested 925 sterling. See photos for details. The box measures 6″ in diameter & stands 4″ tall with the lid & 2-3/4 without the lid. Weighs 1 pound 3.1 ounces/542 grams. Thank you so much for looking. The item “BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER FILIGREE COVERED BOX, TESTED STERLING” is in sale since Tuesday, June 11, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “krysia57″ and is located in San Pedro, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Egypt, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Boxes

Beautiful Vintage/antique Chinese Silver Filigree Covered Box, Tested Sterling