Up for sale is a Museum Quality Antique Chinese Export Solid Silver Cigarette Case late 19th century. Skilfully hand made by an artist, it features fine quality hand chased very deep carving and chasing of 13 figures holding a table with a censer and two flags with Chinese writhing on them in repousse; in remarkable detail. The 4 sides of the main scene has gold inlaid Chinese characters , the other side depicts a palace in bamboo forest and a dragon from both sides, just amazing, on the top of the palace there is a gold emblem. In excellent original condition. It closes flush and parallel with a secure snap, just one side a a small gap when closes. Tactile and beautifully proportioned at 9.5 cm high x 8.2 cm Width x 2.2 cm Thick. Gently curved to comfortably fit a pocket and Made from a good gauge of good grade solid silver it is heavy at 142g. Superb Antique Chinese Export solid silver cigarette case and beautiful item of Chinese high art. Condition is very good, some minor dents and scratches but otherwise very good condition. The item “Ine Quality Antique Chinese Export Solid Silver Cigarette Case” is in sale since Friday, January 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “yuben_22″ and is located in Tel Aviv . This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China