A Japanese sterling silver and copper inlaid cigarette case,...

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A Japanese sterling silver and copper inlaid cigarette case, of rectangular form decorated with pagodas, sailboats, and mountains before Mount Fuji, stamped '950 sterling silver' to inside, 8cm x 11cm, together with another example, 12cm x 8cm, gross weight of pair 7.66ozt (2)

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Smaller example: Overall fair, heavy denting to the exterior, areas of splitting concentrated around areas of engraved decoration (largest concentrated around a mountain). Moderate scratching and wear consistent with age and heavy use. Hinges and clasp working correctly.

Larger example: Overall good, No signs of splitting or thinning to metal. Some small areas of pitting and denting to exterior. General scratching and wear consistent with use. Opening mechanism working correctly.

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Auction Date: 19th Sep 2020 at 9am

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Sale Dates:
19th Sep 2020 9am (Lots 1 to 824)