Antique Chinese Export Silver Cigar Case, Luen Wo, Circa 1880

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A fine quality Chinese silver cigarette or small cigar case. The front cast and repousse with people, trees and building, all very crisp condition. All the decoration is 3D . The back decorated with bamboo shoots and leaves with 4 birds on different shoots. The case has 2 hinges, one to open the top and another that opens at the bottom of the case. Excellent condition. Size 4” by 2 5/8 “ by 1” deep. Hallmarked LUEN-WO 90 on the outside bottom of the piece. Weight 3 troy ounces.
Details
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
Shanghai, China
Date of Manufacture
late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Metal
Sterling Silver
Condition
Excellent
Weight
3 Troy Ounces
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
JU110509124171
About The Seller
Address
Nelson & Nelson Antiques Inc
1050 Second Avenue #58
New York NY 10022
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(646) 832-4029
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