CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TRAVEL SEWING BOX c1875 RARE FORM. A fine and rare c1875 Chinese export silver travel sewing box. The only example of this form we have observed. Shaped as an egg with acanthus rising from base. Both base and hinged cover with all over royal chrysanthemum. Sprays in various stages of bloom set atop stippled surfaces. Top with flower petal framed loop for attaching to sash when traveling. The rare Chinese export silver travel sewing box. Is 2 1/2 inches and a bit over 1 1/2 standard ounces. Hallmarked as shown, rubbed. The item “Chinese Export Silver Travel Sewing Box c1875 HAND DECORATED” is in sale since Thursday, June 7, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “supershrink” and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Silver
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: case box SEWING BOX