Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Dragon Motif, Ruby Eyes


Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Dragon Motif, Ruby Eyes

This item has been shown times.

Buy Now

Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Dragon Motif, Ruby Eyes:
$266


A very fine Chinese Export Solid Sterling Silver cigarette case. The eyes of the dragon are set with rubies.

The front of the case is decorated with a raised repousse dragon. The eyes of the dragon are set with small rubies.

The background and rear of the case has an attractive hammered silver finish. There is a rectangular cartouche in the top left corner of the case.

The interior of the case is gold washed.

The case is marked STERLING on the inside.


Dimensions: 5 5/16 inches x 3 1/16 inches
Weight: Weight 167 grams

Condition: Fair condition.
Date: Early 1900s

The case is in fair condition. The case opens and closes perfectly, and the clasp is perfect. The hinge is a little loose. There is a hole in the dragons mouth that may have housed a gemstone of some sort. There is signs of wear throughout the case and the gold wash on the inside is significantly worn. The case is still highly attractive. Please see photos for details of the condition.

This is a very fine Chinese export cigarette case that would make a great addition to any collection.


Please contact me if you have any questions. I ship worldwide and am happy to provide various shipping options at cost, just let me know what you need.

Please check out the other Chinese antiques I have listed this week!!


blackwet store

Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Dragon Motif, Ruby Eyes:
$266

Buy Now



Large Art Nuoveau Sterling Silver Match Safe No Monogram picture
Large Art Nuoveau Sterling Silver Match Safe No Monogram


Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Ornate Case Pill Box 1894 William Oliver picture
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Ornate Case Pill Box 1894 William Oliver


Ww Ii 1944 No. 9 Air Observer School St. Johns Birks Sterling Cigarette  Case picture
Ww Ii 1944 No. 9 Air Observer School St. Johns Birks Sterling Cigarette Case


Art Deco Style William Neale & S. Desk Top Cigarette.card Box Birmingham 1953 D picture
Art Deco Style William Neale & S. Desk Top Cigarette.card Box Birmingham 1953 D


Art Deco . Desk Top Cigarette.card Box Birmingham  picture
Art Deco . Desk Top Cigarette.card Box Birmingham


Fine Wm B Kerr Sterling Match Safe / Vesta Case-engine Turned-#4321-nr picture
Fine Wm B Kerr Sterling Match Safe / Vesta Case-engine Turned-#4321-nr