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

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19th C. Solid Silver Chinese Export Filigree Calling Card Case 
w/ Hand painted Portrait on Mother of Pearl

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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"
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. 
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