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Chinese Export Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

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Chinese Export answer to a Georgian cowrie-shell snuff box, the shell mounted with silver coloured metal and with a hinged lid set with polished mother-o-pearl engraved as a Chinese gaming counter with pavilions and people, at the centre of the scene a blank shield.


Anglo-chinese circa 1800.


3 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in


Item Code: 4606

£ 780

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