Indian Export Silver Box SIGNED CHINESE MARKET SEA LIFE
CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOX SIGNED MADE BOMBAY FOR CHINESE MARKET. A very fine and rare turn of the century Indian sterling “sea life” casket. Likely made for the Chinese market. In rectangular form with beautifully pierced and hand decorated. Scenes of sea life. Fish in an array of forms, ocean eel, clam, sea horse. Atop cast clam feet. This Indian silver box for the Chinese market is 5 3/4 inches and. Weighs 11 1/2 (standard) ounces. Signed twice ” T-95 ” Wilkinson page 22 notes that the Bombay silversmiths used this. To denote silver content, though not precisely. In very fine condition. Rich silver patina throughout. The item “Indian Export Silver Box SIGNED CHINESE MARKET SEA LIFE” is in sale since Monday, March 05, 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.
- Type: Box
- Age: 1850-1899
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Region of Origin: India
- Primary Material: Silver