Decorated fingernail guard

Made:
1801-1900 in China
maker:
Unknown

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Silver gilt finger nail guard, with filigree and punched decoration, enamelled frog on top, Chinese characters probably makers mask, Chinese, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A202255
Materials:
complete, enamel, silver (gilt)
Measurements:
cap: 15 mm,
type:
finger-nail-guard
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery

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