An unusual Chinese export silver box, circa 1880
An unusual Chinese export silver box, circa 1880. Of cylindrical form with a hinged cover and push button mechanism, the exterior decorated in repousse with a continuous scene depicting figures amongst trees with buildings in the background. The underside is struck with English psuedomarks. 4.7 in (12 cm) height, 1.7 in (4.3 cm) diameter. Weight: 159 grams.
Auction Date: July 2018