Old Chinese silver Neddle case 2018-05-17T10:50:14+00:00

Project Description

Old Chinese silver Needle case

Antique silver old needle case pendant, from China, which was used hanging from the belt. From South West China.

Early 20th Century.

Embroidering was a very important activity in China for women during the Qing Dynasty, and they always carried their embroidery needles in a case made of bamboo and wood for lower class women, and silver for upper-class women.

This example here is a double container, finely work with delicate filigree and in perfect condition.

The silver container itself is approx 6 cm high (2,36 in) and 3 cm wide (1,18 in) with the chains attached to each side.

Total length of the chain is 57 cm (22,44 in)

Weight: 62 gr


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