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Chinese Carved Tortoiseshell Village Scene Snuff Box C.1860


£985 | $1,373 USD | €1,148 EUR
Item Number: SA740340
Date of manufacture: 1860
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Xupes Limited
This antique has been viewed 42 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A finely carved antique Chinese Tortoiseshell snuff box, the cover carved with figures in a busy Chinese garden scene dating from around 1860. The rounded snuff box has a slightly domed cover with figures sat below a fruit tree in a garden scene with buildings to either side and with a further figure gathering fruit in the background. The scene has a key style border with a repeat flower design around the edge. The base is similarly carved in lower relief with a central blank cartouche with the edge carved in deeper relief with a continuous Chinese village scene.
The box is offered in good condition however has damage or a fault showing to the inside base. This does not impact on the external appearance of the box.
Internal Ref: ORBN1801


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1860.


Height = 2.5 cm (1.0")
Width = 7.5 cm (3.0")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")

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Xupes Limited
The Wheat Barn
Wickham Hall
Hadham Road
Bishops Stortford
CM23 1JG
United Kingdom

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