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Chinese Export Silver Repousse Dragon Card Case

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Asia Trade: Pre 1920: Item # 1033566

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A finely handcrafted chinese export silver card case. This card case is in the rectangular form with a pull-off top. This elegant card case is highly repoussed with dragons and an engraved shield-shaped cartouche to the front. The back of the card case is also repoussed with prunus blossoms. Both the dragon and prunus blossoms contrast nicely against a finely textured background.

Age: late 19th C - early 20th C

Condition: good condition with no damages or repairs

Marked: signed to the base with KH and a chinese character mark (KH was a maker in Shanghai during the period 1870s to 1920s).

Size: approx 4 inches x 2.75 inches

Weight: 3.03 oz (85.9 g)