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Lot 5: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CARD CASE INDISTINCTLY MARKED, CIRCA 1900 8cm high, 39.5gPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CARD CASE
INDISTINCTLY MARKED, CIRCA 1900
or rectangular form with a removable cover, decorated in relief with intertwined dragons and a vacant shield cartouche, the reverse with a pagoda surrounded by bamboo
8cm high, 39.5g
detailed and decoration crisp and with only minor surface marks and light wear
marks struck to indies of cover good
cover a good and tight fit
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