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Chinese Export Silver Bamboo Decorated Card Case


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Asia Trade: Pre 1920: Item # 1033568

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A finely handcrafted chinese export silver card case by Luen Wo. The case is in the rectangular form with a spring lid (button release). The card case is embossed and chased and the front is decorated with embossed bamboo and a shield-shaped blank cartouche. The back of the case has an embossed 4-clawed dragon with 1 claw holding a pearl. Both the bamboo and dragon decorations contrast nicely against the finely punched background.

Age: late 19th C to early 20th C

Condition: Good with no repairs or damages. The lid is just a bit stiff.

Signed: there is the maker's mark as well as chinese character marks

Size: approximately 3.75 inches (9.5 cm) x 2.25 inches (6 cm)

Weight: 2.46 oz (69.7 g)