Silver Trinket Box with Chinese Scene, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
A heavy silver box with canted corners, the hinged cover in the style of an ancient traditional woodcut featuring a Chinese traveling figure or salesman with a walking stick in one hand, the other leading his horse burdened with baskets to a porch surrounded by trees. The sides decorated with ribbing, with a smooth polished silver base. The box opens to reveal two vacant compartments.
Measures: 3 x 1.75 x 1 in. (7.6 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm) (W x D x H)
The box weighs 5.29 troy ounces; 164.5 grams.