A Chinese Repousse Silver 'Cicada' Snuff Box, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century
silver snuff box
0 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 2 5/8 in, 1.3 x 4.4 x 6.7 cm
Estimate: $600 - $800
Preview at: Heffel Vancouver
Private Collection, Edmonton
Depicting a cicada with wings that fold out to reveal two hidden compartments, the reverse with spurious dating to the xinmao year of the Qianlong reign (1771).
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