Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty silver repoussé chatelaine figural needle case. pdvs599
Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty silver repoussé chatelaine figural needle
Antique Chinese silver needle case. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Probably crafted in the 19th century. Shaped as an urn or vase. Attached to an ornate chatelaine clip. Has a long carnelian bead at the bottom that functions well as a counterweight. One side is a foliar design with a bird; other side has a different foliar design. Case is 2-3/8" x 1-1/8"x 1". Chain is 3-1/2" with chatelaine clip. Carnelian bead is 11/16". Needle case has a lovely patina.