Ca. Early 1900's Old Peranakan Straits Chinese Malaya Very Large Opium-Tobacco Pure Silver Container.
On offer here is a very rarely available and extremely beautiful Ca. Early 1900's Old Peranakan Straits Chinese Malaya Very Large Opium-Tobacco Pure Silver Container. The heavily ornate intricacies of the carvings onto this Baba Opium-Tobacco silver container is absolutely breathtaking. Holding this rather attractive item and feeling the weight in hand, it is definitely very attractive, definitely painstakingly made by hand, by a silversmith master. It can be opened via clasp which allows one to lock the box it's contents up securely with an external lock. It is very large and heavy, at 389 grams and there is an engraving of 925 at its bottom. Making this a Nonya-Baba Sterling silverware. Many such silverwares are no longer in existence, melted, destroyed or lost across the passage of time. Estimate Vintage of at least a century of age. Rarely available, hard to come by, very few in existence today. Authenticity 100% guaranteed. Fairly priced! Self-pickup! You are looking at an original quality listing by Emporium-Antiquities.com. With 100% excellent Feedback, you can buy with confidence! Thank you for viewing this listing. Please feel free to email any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org Keywords: Golden Gold Silver Platinum Diamond Emerald Ruby Sapphire Jade Opal Coin Medal Thaler Taler Yen Won Dollar Cent Peso VOC British Straits Borneo Sumatra Java Batavia Malaya Aceh Malacca Singapore Malaysia Indonesia Japan DPRK North Korea Cuba China Sultanate Victoria Edward George Elizabeth Dragon Eagle Proof UNC Uncirculated Merchant Trade King Emperor Queen Gift Present Piastre Indochine Cochin Ducat