Antique Fine Oriental Chinese Carved Cinnabar Snuff Bottle Sterling Silver Case. Very fine antique snuff bottle inside sterling silver case.
Snuff bottle has Asian scene and the sterling case has a winged putti depicted on both sides. The snuff bottle appears to be a dark cinnabar. Excellent estate condition; measures 3 1/8" x 2 1/8"; carries the makers mark for William Compyn, London city mark, sterling standard (lion) and year mark for 1904. I rarely sell items that have major damage, such as breaks, separations, large dents, or deep scratches and if so it will be noted in the listing. Sterling weight can either be listed in oz(postal), toz (troy ounces) or grams.
Sterling silver has timeless beauty like no other precious metal. Its shimmering elegance dresses up your table making you proud to present it to your guest. In collecting antiques sterling silver you get to value the importance of a material because of its beauty, detail, age, and other unique features. It is a symbol of a certain time in the past of the human society. An antique sterling silver is one of the best collections you can have.
They are priceless and elegant. As time goes by, the silver sterling value increases. Silver , like other precious metals be used as an.Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Antique Fine Oriental Chinese Carved Cinnabar Snuff Bottle Sterling Silver Case" is in sale since Sunday, February 22, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles". The seller is "tresorfinders" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.