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    Posted 3 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4180 items)

    I found this small canton enamel box recently. It is 3.75 inches by 2.5 inches by 1.75 inches tall. Signed 'CHINA' on the bottom. it shows some wear, but in near perfect condition. I think it's early 20th century - what do you think? i love the butterfly on it!

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Beautiful box, love the colors & pattern
    2. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Absolutely lovely! Agree with you, it is an old one, around 1920/1930.

      Did you saw mine I re kyratised?
      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/240317-antique-canton-enamel-box-when-a-kyrati?in=comments

      I hunt for damaged Canton enamel damaged to repair them, not easy as I want them cheap ;-))
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      thank you Newfld and Kyra! yes, i did see your kyratized piece! this one has no damage, but most of my canton enamel pieces have some damage - which is expected with Canton enamel.

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