A Grand Tour souvenir dating to the late 19th century. Of rectangular shape with raised hinged lid. Made of brass inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns and scenes from the Ancient Egypt. The interior with wood lining. Condition: few missing inlays. Dimension: 13.6 cm long x 7.9 cm wide x 7.6 cm high, weight: 624 g.
Pretty massive Chinese silver hairbrush holder. Beautifully decorated in repousse with two dragons and a shield-shaped cartouche with monogram. With maker's mark "CW" standing for Cumwo, who worked in the second half of 19th century in Hong kong and a Chinese character mark. Condition: two small dents. Dimension: 25 cm x 7.8 cm, weight: 143 g.
A solifleur silver vase with engraved decoration of butterflies and a bird among flowers. With wooden stand, maybe not Chinese. No silver hallmark. Condition: fine. Dimension: height with stand: 19 cm, silver weight: 78 g.
A pair of Chinese silver solifleur (for one flower) vases, decorated with chrysanthemum in openwork. The original inserts made of clear glass. Marked on the base. Condition: fine, one insert chipped. Dimension: height: 10.1 cm, weight of silver: 72 g.