This is an exquisite antique Chinese Export solid silver cigarette box with dragon detailing, hallmarked by Wang Nam & Co of Hong Kong circa 1890.
The repoussé of a half dragon is beautifully depicted on the front where his tail is embellishing the semi shiny side of the reverse.
This cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight. It has a classic form with soft rounded corners and impression of a gilt interior design.
Some interior hairline marks and scratches are visible.
This beautiful piece is guaranteed to be silver, measures 80 mm x 65 mm x 14 mm and weighs 84 grams.
This antique Chinese Export silver cigarette box hallmarked by Wang Nam & Co of Hong Kong circa 1890, is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship and an absolute treasure for a passionate collector.