Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870
Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870

Chinese Export Silver Card Case - Antique Circa 1870

c. 1870 China

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£995 gbp
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This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) card case has a plain rectangular rounded form.


The anterior surface of this rare Chinese silver card case is ornamented with chased oriental figures amidst bamboo and foliate designs, accented with a fenced area and simplified structures, all on a matte background.


The ornamentation incorporates a vacant shield shaped cartouche.


The posterior surface of this silver card case is embellished with an exceptional chased decorated segmented iconic Chinese dragon design amidst clouds, also all on a matte background.


The rounded sides of this antique silver cigarette case are plain and unembellished.


This Chinese card case is fitted with a push fit cover ornamented with a continuation of the aforementioned chased decoration.


The hallmarks struck to the rim of this impressive antique case include:

Maker's mark: WA (undocumented maker's name)*

Character mark: Untraced


* Items associated with this maker are rare and known for their high quality.

Dimensions
Length 9.5cm/3.7"

Width 6.5cm/2.6"

Height 1.3cm/0.5"

Weight
2.4 troy ounces/75.6g



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This rare Chinese silver card case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased decoration is very sharp.

The Chinese hallmarks struck to the rim of the body are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Maker: Unknown

Date: Circa 1870

Origin: China
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9584 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 0.50 inch (1.27 cm)
Width 2.60 inch (6.60 cm)
Stock Code
A9584
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export Silver card case; part of our diverse Asian silverware collection
AC Silver

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