This keepsake, or trinket box is made of silver-tone metal on all four sides and the bottom. The top is a shard of early Chinese hand-painted porcelain encased in the same silver metal. It displays a fierce-looking dragon of cobalt blue, against a background of light blue-green. The keepsake box measures 6 inches long, 5 inches wide, and 2 1/2 inches tall. There are no markings or signatures. This item arrived in the US from China in the late 20th century. It comes with its own box, covered in blue fabric. This container measures 7 inches long, 5 3/4 inches wide, and 3 1/4 inches tall. The box is in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks, crazing, dents, or other problems. The container is also in excellent condition, with no stains, odors, tears, or breaks.
Chinese Export Porcelain & Metal Box, Dragon