Fine Chinese Export Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Dragon Motif & Shanghai Bund For Sale
A fantastic and very rare Chinese Export Solid Sterling Silver cigarette case decorated with an engraved dragon and a view of the world famous Bund in Shanghai highlighted with gold plate. The Bund appears as if in a cloud and the word "Shanghai" is written above.
Both the dragon and the buildings of the Bund are picked out with two different colours of gold. This really is a very striking, and extremely rare piece especially in such a large size.
The background of the case has an attractive frosted
The case is marked STERLING on the inside along with an unidentified makers mark in Chinese.