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Chinese Export Sterling Silver Box - Antique Circa 1890

A fine antique Chinese Export sterling Silver box; an addition to our collection of boxes and cases

SKU: A2370

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This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) box has a circular cylindrical form.

The surface of the body is embellished with a fine and impressive embossed and chased decorated iconic Chinese dragon design depicted in relief, on a matt background.

This antique, Chinese silver box is fitted with the original push fit cover ornamented with a further dragon design encircling a central vacant circular cartouche.

The upper and lower rims of the cover and body are encircled with a plain and unembellished border.

This antique chinese silver box retains the original gilded interior.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine box include:

Maker's mark: C.J.Co. (China Jewelry Company)

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling (.925, 925/1000)

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This antique Chinese box is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.

The hallmarks struck to the surface of the underside are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item of antique silverware.


Height 5.4cm/2.1"

Diameter 8.5cm/3.3"


5.9 troy ounces/185g

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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