Antique Chinese silver CES Snuff box – Book – (5612). A snuffbox was used to store pulverized tobacco which would be sniffed up to create a tickling sensation in the nose usually followed by a sneeze. This snuffbox dates from around 1900 and is shaped like a thick book. The interior is gilt and bears the initials’ABC’ which we have not yet been able to identify. According to CES-expert Alan Marlowe this mark is rare. Engraved on the cover of the box are lotus flowers (Continuous Harmony). Length 4.5 cm. Depth 1.3 cm. The difference will be reimbursed. ALSO SEE OUR OTHER ITEMS SUCH AS CHINESE SILVER, HATS, SEWING ITEMS, MING POTTERY OBJECTS, BRONZES. The item “Antique Chinese silver CES Snuff box Book (5612)” is in sale since Sunday, November 14, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques”. The seller is “lowlands-collection” and is located in Zurich. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1900-1940
- Primary Material: Silver
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Silver