Massive Japanese Dragon box, 1920
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A truly massive, superbly-made, heavy-gauge Sterling silver cigar box, the deep sides profusely decorated with reliefs of mythical fire-breathing dragons against a stylized motif of rolling seas, and to the deep, repoussé-work lid is a central carrying handle surrounded by a single creature. The cedar lined interior of the box has a single lift-out tray and capacious lower section for cigars in their boxes. Stamped with the symbols for ‘Junjin’ (Japanese silver) and dating to circa early 1920s.
Size: 14 inches (36 cm) wide, 9½ inches (24 cm) deep and 6½ inches (17 cm) tall.
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