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Antique Chinese Silver Export Vesta Case Bamboo & Birds Decoration c.1910 (A1452)

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Description

An early 20th century antique Chinese vesta case.  It is of cast form and has the detail in quite high relief comprising bamboo, leaves and stems along with a bird on each side.  To the base is a strike plate with ridged detail.  It has a spring type opening which is working fine.  There are no makers marks which is common for these items and it is in the style of Wang Hing.  It tests as silver, slightly below the sterling standard. 

 

Condition

Minor wear as expected.  Hinge working well.  Oxidised to interior.  No significant faults. 



Measurements (Approx)

Width :  32.5mm

Height : 45mm 

Weight: 21.39 grams  (before packing)


Stock Code:  A1452  FB23-1

 

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