Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Small Antique Chinese Brass Box with Carved Carnelian

Small Antique Chinese Brass Box with Carved Carnelian


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1116871

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DESCRIPTION: An attractive oval brass box, the hinged lid decorated with a carved carnelian stone at the center with raised brass leaves on either side. Signed at the interior lid, such a box might have been used for snuff, opium, cosmetics or medicines. This attractive little box is in excellent condition and dates from the first quarter of the 20th C. DIMENSIONS: 2 ¼” long (5.7 cm) x 1 1/8” wide (2.9 cm) x 1” high (2.5 cm).