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19th C. Chinese Export Filigree Calling Card Case .925+ Silver w/ MOP Portrait

$1,047.00
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19th C. Solid Silver Chinese Export Filigree Calling Card Case w/ Hand painted Portrait on Mother of Pearl We are offering... A beautiful 1860-80's solid silver Chinese Export filigree calling card case. The case has a two position clasp, hinged on the left side to fold open. On the front of the case is a hand painted portrait on mother of pearl. There are losses to the painting due to silver polishing. The blue eyed blonde haired women is wearing a gorgeous pastel pink Victorian dress on a blue backdrop. The decorative motif of the delicate filigree wonderfully compliments the portrait. The case is a high grade silver. Could use a good hand polish / cleaning We are selling this as found, the buyer can elect to polish. Approx. Dimensions: Height: 3 1/4" Width: 2 1/8" Depth: 6/16" Condition: In good age-related condition. The case has some silver paste residue with minor oxidation. The clasp has two positions, empty of cards and full of cards. PLEASE SEE ALL PHOTOS FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. LOC. D All CA Residents must pay CA Sales Tax