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Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box. The box comes from a wealthy local estate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bout 3″ 1/4 Long By 1″ 1/4 Tall. Very fine silver work with great detail! Please Look over the pictures as they are most of my description! Feel free to send me a message if you are not 100% sure about the item! If you need more time, please feel free to send me a message! Thank you for looking! Moths are often denoted as symbols of death from cultures all over the world, and some of the resemblances between the different myths are uncanny! I talked about one of these in a past MotW. But I was thoroughly surprised when I found a similar legend from across the world in China! Qing Ming is a festival in early April where people go out to enjoy the spring weather and honor the graves of their ancestors. Theres also an abundance of moths during the festival, but they have a special place in Chinese mythology! In ancient China, it was believed that moths were actually the souls of deceased people who came back during Qing Ming to visit their loved ones. Depending on the legend, the souls either possessed the insects, or were the physical manifestation of the soul itself. This is rooted in a Taoist belief, from the Book of Transformation by Tan Qiao. The belief is that existence is dependent entirely upon an emptiness of void in the universe. Sometimes, during the festival of Qing Ming, the moths find their ways into peoples homes and land on photos of the deceased. It is considered a serious taboo to kill or otherwise disturb the moth during Qing Ming, as its believed that they are turning a former loved one away. No matter whether you choose to believe in this myth of not, its still fascinating, and there have been several creepy occurrences revolving around it! For example, in 2003, a moth landed on Yuiiko Tans family alter during Qing Ming. They let it outside, but it would always return, causing the dogs from her own house and the neighborhood to go crazy. The moth hid behind her grandfathers photo, and followed her into her bedroom. Then it was gone. Yuiikos grandfather passed away on the day she was born, and she believes it mightve been his spirit in that moth coming to visit since he never got to meet her. Alex Yeoh had a less pleasant experience. In 2007, at the end of the Qing Ming festival, an Atlas Moth positioned itself on the parapet outside his apartment and refused to leave until it died a week later. The other tenants of the building refused to disturb it, and he soon learned that two people had committed suicide from that parapet before. Of course, there is evidence to refute this mythologymoths can get disoriented and thats how they find their way into homes. As for hiding behind picture frames, they like to hide in small, dark places away from predators. Atlas Moths are naturally lazy and refuse to fly whenever possible to conserve energy for mating and laying eggs. The item “Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED” is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “businessinferndale2011″ and is located in Ferndale, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Type: Boxes
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Maker: Chinese

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
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Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century

Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century

Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century
In very good condition considering how old it is. Please take a look at the pictures because they are a part of the description and condition. I will be more than happy to send more pictures and answer questions as much as I can. And will be wrapped with exceptional care. The item needs to arrive back to me safely and without any damages and in the same condition that was on the pictures of my listing. These are buyers responsibilities. The item “Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century” is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “arceop702″ and is located in Rancho Cucamonga, 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, Macao, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Color: Silver
  • Primary Material: Silver

Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box early 20th century

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Absolutely gorgeous , entirely handmade , early Chinese solid silver moth box. This is a genuine antique piece. The box features a large moth on the lid and has fitted compartments once housed cherish mementos of the deceased. The box has beautiful , intricate design everywhere around with carved flowers and more moths. It is hallmarked on the bottom with Chinese symbol and number 8. Boxes such as this function as spiritual memorial pieces with a mystical connection. In very good five star vintage condition, beautiful patina. Please read the entire description. Please feel free to message me with questions before purchasing. I will be more then happy to send more pictures. Please take a good look at pictures because they are part of the description. Photographs are also part of the description. Please note- antique & vintage pieces are considered used, they are NOT NEW, Items are considered “AS IS” with normal wear due to age or condition. Please note – the digital ability. Images we display here have been carefully calibrated to insure the most accurate color representation possible. However, due to variations in different computer monitors, the image on your screen may vary from the actual product. Please note that most of the items in my shop are vintage and they are not in new or perfect condition and might be affected by age and weather conditions and being worn in the past. Some of them are a part of someone’s family history and carrie the signs of it and the occasional wear. And we don’t take responsibilities for such condition. The item “Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8″ is in sale since Thursday, October 4, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “arceop702″ and is located in Rancho Cucamonga, 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, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Product: Box
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Features: Signed

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Absolutely gorgeous , entirely handmade , early Chinese solid silver moth box. This is a genuine antique piece. The box features a large moth on the lid and has fitted compartments once housed cherish mementos of the deceased. The box has beautiful , intricate design everywhere around with carved flowers and more moths. It is hallmarked on the bottom with Chinese symbol and number 8. Boxes such as this function as spiritual memorial pieces with a mystical connection. In very good five star vintage condition, beautiful patina. Please read the entire description. Please feel free to message me with questions before purchasing. I will be more then happy to send more pictures. Please take a good look at pictures because they are part of the description. Photographs are also part of the description. Please note- antique & vintage pieces are considered used, they are NOT NEW, Items are considered “AS IS” with normal wear due to age or condition. Please note – the digital ability. Images we display here have been carefully calibrated to insure the most accurate color representation possible. However, due to variations in different computer monitors, the image on your screen may vary from the actual product. Please note that most of the items in my shop are vintage and they are not in new or perfect condition and might be affected by age and weather conditions and being worn in the past. Some of them are a part of someone’s family history and carrie the signs of it and the occasional wear. And we don’t take responsibilities for such condition. The item “Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8″ is in sale since Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “arceop702″ and is located in Rancho Cucamonga, 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, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
  • Product: Box
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Features: Signed

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box. The box comes from a wealthy local estate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bout 3″ 1/4 Long By 1″ 1/4 Tall. Very fine silver work with great detail! Please Look over the pictures as they are most of my description! Feel free to send me a message if you are not 100% sure about the item! If you need more time, please feel free to send me a message! Thank you for looking! Moths are often denoted as symbols of death from cultures all over the world, and some of the resemblances between the different myths are uncanny! I talked about one of these in a past MotW. But I was thoroughly surprised when I found a similar legend from across the world in China! Qing Ming is a festival in early April where people go out to enjoy the spring weather and honor the graves of their ancestors. Theres also an abundance of moths during the festival, but they have a special place in Chinese mythology! In ancient China, it was believed that moths were actually the souls of deceased people who came back during Qing Ming to visit their loved ones. Depending on the legend, the souls either possessed the insects, or were the physical manifestation of the soul itself. This is rooted in a Taoist belief, from the Book of Transformation by Tan Qiao. The belief is that existence is dependent entirely upon an emptiness of void in the universe. Sometimes, during the festival of Qing Ming, the moths find their ways into peoples homes and land on photos of the deceased. It is considered a serious taboo to kill or otherwise disturb the moth during Qing Ming, as its believed that they are turning a former loved one away. No matter whether you choose to believe in this myth of not, its still fascinating, and there have been several creepy occurrences revolving around it! For example, in 2003, a moth landed on Yuiiko Tans family alter during Qing Ming. They let it outside, but it would always return, causing the dogs from her own house and the neighborhood to go crazy. The moth hid behind her grandfathers photo, and followed her into her bedroom. Then it was gone. Yuiikos grandfather passed away on the day she was born, and she believes it mightve been his spirit in that moth coming to visit since he never got to meet her. Alex Yeoh had a less pleasant experience. In 2007, at the end of the Qing Ming festival, an Atlas Moth positioned itself on the parapet outside his apartment and refused to leave until it died a week later. The other tenants of the building refused to disturb it, and he soon learned that two people had committed suicide from that parapet before. Of course, there is evidence to refute this mythologymoths can get disoriented and thats how they find their way into homes. As for hiding behind picture frames, they like to hide in small, dark places away from predators. Atlas Moths are naturally lazy and refuse to fly whenever possible to conserve energy for mating and laying eggs. The item “Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED” is in sale since Sunday, September 16, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “businessinferndale2011″ and is located in Ferndale, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Boxes
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Maker: Chinese
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Color: Multi-Color

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed

Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed

Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed
ANTIQUE QING DYNASTY OLD CHINESE REPOUSSE SILVER WINGED BAT MOTH BOX – SIGNED. A VERY FINE TOP QUALITY SIGNED ANTIQUE 1800’s CHINESE SILVER BOX WITH ELABORATE DETAILED WINGED BAT! THIS WONDERFUL BOX IS IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUE PRE-OWNED CONDITION THIS VERY FINE AND IMPORTANT BOX FEATURES 2 DIVIDED SECTIONS INSIDE. THIS BOX MAY HAVE BEEN USED FOR SOMETHING LIKE OPIUM, SNUFF OR VANITY. IT MEASURES ALMOST 2 3/4″ LENGTH x 1 7/8″ WIDTH x 1 1 3/8 HEIGHT. WEIGHT IS 69.9 GRAMS ON MY SCALE THIS BOX IS ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER.. LID HINGE WORK GREAT. A BEAUTIFUL WINGED BAT ON LID WITH FINE SCROLLS AND FLOWERS. THE SIDES OF BOX MAY TELL A STORY, A FLYING WINGED FIGURE, FLOWERS AND OTHER SYMBOLIC STYLIZED SYMBOLS AND SHAPES (SEE PICTURES) I DID MY BEST WITH PICTURES OF SIGNATURE MARK ON BOTTOM. THERE IS ALSO HANDWRITTEN ANTIQUE WRITING ON WHITE LABEL (SEE PICTURES). THIS IS THE VERY BEST OF THE BEST! IT WAS MOST LIKELY MADE IN THE -1800’s. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT IT WAS MADE EARLIER, BUT I DO NOT KNOW. THIS BOX BELONGS IN ANTIQUE CHINESE FINE ART MUSEUM! THANK YOU FOR HONORING THIS GREAT PIECE! The item “ANTIQUE QING DYNASTY OLD CHINESE REPOUSSE SILVER WINGED BAT MOTH BOX SIGNED” is in sale since Wednesday, June 27, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “estatesale44″ and is located in Poway, 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, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, 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.
Antique Qing Dynasty Old Chinese Repousse Silver Winged Bat Moth Box Signed

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Absolutely gorgeous , entirely handmade , early Chinese solid silver moth box. This is a genuine antique piece. The box features a large moth on the lid and has fitted compartments once housed cherish mementos of the deceased. The box has beautiful , intricate design everywhere around with carved flowers and more moths. It is hallmarked on the bottom with Chinese symbol and number 8. Boxes such as this function as spiritual memorial pieces with a mystical connection. In very good five star vintage condition, beautiful patina. Please read the entire description. Please feel free to message me with questions before purchasing. I will be more then happy to send more pictures. Please take a good look at pictures because they are part of the description. Photographs are also part of the description. Please note- antique & vintage pieces are considered used, they are NOT NEW, Items are considered “AS IS” with normal wear due to age or condition. Please note – the digital ability. Images we display here have been carefully calibrated to insure the most accurate color representation possible. However, due to variations in different computer monitors, the image on your screen may vary from the actual product. Please note that most of the items in my shop are vintage and they are not in new or perfect condition and might be affected by age and weather conditions and being worn in the past. Some of them are a part of someone’s family history and carrie the signs of it and the occasional wear. And we don’t take responsibilities for such condition. The item “Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8″ is in sale since Sunday, August 5, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “arceop702″ and is located in Rancho Cucamonga, 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, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
  • Product: Box
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Features: Signed

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8
Absolutely gorgeous , entirely handmade , early Chinese solid silver moth box. This is a genuine antique piece. The box features a large moth on the lid and has fitted compartments once housed cherish mementos of the deceased. The box has beautiful , intricate design everywhere around with carved flowers and more moths. It is hallmarked on the bottom with Chinese symbol and number 8. Boxes such as this function as spiritual memorial pieces with a mystical connection. In very good five star vintage condition, beautiful patina. Please read the entire description. Please feel free to message me with questions before purchasing. I will be more then happy to send more pictures. Please take a good look at pictures because they are part of the description. Photographs are also part of the description. Please note- antique & vintage pieces are considered used, they are NOT NEW, Items are considered “AS IS” with normal wear due to age or condition. Please note – the digital ability. Images we display here have been carefully calibrated to insure the most accurate color representation possible. However, due to variations in different computer monitors, the image on your screen may vary from the actual product. Please note that most of the items in my shop are vintage and they are not in new or perfect condition and might be affected by age and weather conditions and being worn in the past. Some of them are a part of someone’s family history and carrie the signs of it and the occasional wear. And we don’t take responsibilities for such condition. The item “Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8″ is in sale since Thursday, July 5, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “arceop702″ and is located in Rancho Cucamonga, 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, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
  • Product: Box
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Features: Signed

Antique Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth Tomb Box SIGNED 8

Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty

Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty

Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty
Hello my name’s Mama, welcome to my Ebayshop. Stunning Sterling Silver Button Hook. This is one of the best examples we can find on the internet. Stunning 925 sterling silver box. This is a very fine piece. An early Qingming box for tomb sweeping day. Complex engraved decoration to body. Superb detailing to lid inclusive of figural bat hinges. Makers mark to underside of base. A finely crafted early Chinese solid silver moth box. This is a genuine antique. Ancient Chinese folklore believe mirrors frighten away evil spirits who are fearful of their own appearance. Ming also referred to as Tomb Sweeping Day, is a traditional festival dedicated to paying respect to family. Images say it all. Overall this piece is in a good vintage condition. As with any vintage pieces, it shows signs of use but this is due to its age and intended use. It has the usual wear associated of any item of this age, such as some scratches, scuffs. We chose not to clean our pieces. Some people like there silver in the original oxidized condition. This is choice is left to the personal preference of the custumer. 10.5cm x 8.5 cm x 5cm. This ensures that the item is traceable. We will of course combine packaging for multiple items. The item “Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty” is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Boxes”. The seller is “mamavintageshop” and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Product: Box
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Features: Signed

Solid Sterling Silver Chinese Moth and Bats Tomb Box SIGNED C Qing Ching Dynasty

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED
Fine rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Enamel Moth Box. The box comes from a wealthy local estate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bout 3″ 1/4 Long By 1″ 1/4 Tall. Very fine silver work with great detail! Please Look over the pictures as they are most of my description! Feel free to send me a message if you are not 100% sure about the item! If you need more time, please feel free to send me a message! Thank you for looking! Moths are often denoted as symbols of death from cultures all over the world, and some of the resemblances between the different myths are uncanny! I talked about one of these in a past MotW. But I was thoroughly surprised when I found a similar legend from across the world in China! Qing Ming is a festival in early April where people go out to enjoy the spring weather and honor the graves of their ancestors. Theres also an abundance of moths during the festival, but they have a special place in Chinese mythology! In ancient China, it was believed that moths were actually the souls of deceased people who came back during Qing Ming to visit their loved ones. Depending on the legend, the souls either possessed the insects, or were the physical manifestation of the soul itself. This is rooted in a Taoist belief, from the Book of Transformation by Tan Qiao. The belief is that existence is dependent entirely upon an emptiness of void in the universe. Sometimes, during the festival of Qing Ming, the moths find their ways into peoples homes and land on photos of the deceased. It is considered a serious taboo to kill or otherwise disturb the moth during Qing Ming, as its believed that they are turning a former loved one away. No matter whether you choose to believe in this myth of not, its still fascinating, and there have been several creepy occurrences revolving around it! For example, in 2003, a moth landed on Yuiiko Tans family alter during Qing Ming. They let it outside, but it would always return, causing the dogs from her own house and the neighborhood to go crazy. The moth hid behind her grandfathers photo, and followed her into her bedroom. Then it was gone. Yuiikos grandfather passed away on the day she was born, and she believes it mightve been his spirit in that moth coming to visit since he never got to meet her. Alex Yeoh had a less pleasant experience. In 2007, at the end of the Qing Ming festival, an Atlas Moth positioned itself on the parapet outside his apartment and refused to leave until it died a week later. The other tenants of the building refused to disturb it, and he soon learned that two people had committed suicide from that parapet before. Of course, there is evidence to refute this mythologymoths can get disoriented and thats how they find their way into homes. As for hiding behind picture frames, they like to hide in small, dark places away from predators. Atlas Moths are naturally lazy and refuse to fly whenever possible to conserve energy for mating and laying eggs. The item “Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED” is in sale since Friday, December 01, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “businessinferndale2011″ and is located in Ferndale, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Maker: Chinese
  • Type: Boxes
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

Fine Rare Antique Chinese Sterling Silver Moth Box early 19th century SIGNED