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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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
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
In excellent collector’s condition, with no damage or repair, the engraving with very little wear, the lid snug-fitting.
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.
This Beautiful Antique Silver Shan States Burmese Lime Box c.1900 is located in Bath, United Kingdom