Chinese export card case in filigree work with added raised filigree decoration. One raised panel has two fish and a bat within a meandering border. The raised part on the reverse has prunus blossom within a wavy border. Makers mark for KSC and a chopmark which is Khecheong c. 1850. Khe Cheong or Khecheong traded from Old China Street, Honan Island, Canton from 1820-1890. One of the specialisms of this firm was high quality filigree card cases.
85cmm (3¼in ) long by 5.4cm (2in) wide
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