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can anyone help what is it and is it chinese? I have had it 50 years and it was given to my mother from an old lady

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Chinese Boxes65 of 71chinese year of the horse gift boxHand-carved Chinese Jewelry Box from China
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Posted 4 years ago


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This box was given to my mother more than 50 years ago by an old lady who I think lived in china for a while I think it's made of tin with mahony wood on the inside and lots of dragons on the outside I don't know if it was a sigar box or what ??? can anyone help

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    The cigarette bur gives a bit of a hint. The box was probably meant for cigars. If there was a seam cut into the wood for a divider I'd have thought cigarettes. But the metal looks like pewter or perhaps zinc.
  2. Dina, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the info

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