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Exquisite & Rare Antique Chinese Silver & Enamel Fragrance Carrier For Sale
EXQUISITE & Rare ANTIQUE Chinese Silver & ENAMEL Fragrance Carrier Please see the other antique Chinese enamel pieces I have for sale this week. This item is another piece from my personal collection of 25 years. It is an extraordinary piece with excellent color and craftsmanship in enamel work.
This piece is much like one pictured in the book “Four
Centuries of Chinese Silver” by Margaret Duda and shown in my 4th
photo. Duda remarks “Figure 47 shows the most unusual fragrance carrier I have
ever seen. An impressive fifty eight centimeters long the piece must have been
worn by a member of the aristocracy or possibly even a member of the Imperial
Court. On the bottom, silver dangles appear beneath two rows of enameled lotus
blossoms. To open the carrier, you
must first disconnect the purse handles, then spread the sides.”
There are minor losses to enamel. I may be selling others of this quality in the coming weeks. Please study all of the photos, as I have taken pictures from almost every angle. Please ask if you need to see more.The item measures approx 13 1/2" long.Payment is required within 5 days please! Ask questions before offerding please! Returns will only be accepted if the item is misrepresented.I will be saleing off a large group of antique and vintage Chinese pieces over the next few weeks. Please check my listings weekly. I am requiring insurance on all items, period. I will no longer return money to people who do not want to pay for insurance. This means that if your item is sent outside of the US it can not be sent via USPS First Class. I am slowly selling off some of my Chinese antiques and jewelry that I have been accumulating for 25 years. Please check on my items often. I have been on a selling hiatus for several months, and will be selling on a more regular schedule from now until the summer. Please check my listings regularly for more wonderful items.
I will try my hardest to ship your item within 3 days of cleared payment. I work full time and my selling is something that I do on the side. I would appreciate if you would not give me a negative rating on shipping time because of this.
Please look closely at the photographs and ask any questions you
have. Ask questions prior to offerding. Buyer is responsible for shipping
and insurance. I accept Papal.