Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (1 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (2 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (3 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (4 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (5 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (6 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (7 of 8)
Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (8 of 8)
Carlyon Silver
Carlyon Silver is located in Bath, United Kingdom

Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900

REF: S2158 / LA338129
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Description
An outstanding example of a silver Burmese Shan States Lime box (for storing limes used with betel leaves). Traditional semi-circular shape adorned with eight panels depicting mythical creatures, the lid with a quality raised image of a crouching lion with a border of scrolls and fishes. The underside panel which is also the maker/workshop mark, with a finely engraved mythical beast. Similar examples are illustrated on page 48 of ‘Indian Silver 1848 – 1947’ by Wynyard R. T. Wilkinson

measurements

Height:
50 mm
Width:
88 mm
Depth:
43 mm
Weight:
126 g

declaration

Carlyon Silver has clarified that the Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 (LA338129) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1900

condition

In excellent collector’s condition, with no damage or repair, the engraving with very little wear, the lid snug-fitting.

additional info

Material:
Silver
Origin:
Burmese
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1900

delivery

Shipping within 48 hours of receiving cleared payment by Royal Mail Special Delivery next day by 1pm service, insured and tracked. Small items £8, large items £14.50. For overseas customers, by Royal Mail International tracked, or tracked and signed, depending which is available to your country. Small items £14.50, large items £24. Fourteen day returns on all items, purchaser pays return postage unless otherwise agreed.

location

This Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 is located in Bath, United Kingdom

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