A silver box with 8 Chinese jade square plaques dating to the Ming dynasty. The bottom of the box is stamped: Edward I. Farmer, New York, Sterling. The jade plaques feature dragons among ruyi and floral tracery.
Dimensions are: 3 1/4 in. tall X 6 1/2 in. wide X 3 3/4 in. deep; 8.3 cm tall X 16.5 cm wide X 9.5 cm deep. All measurements are approximate.
Condition: A few small chips are small areas with evidence of repair.
Provenance: From a collector in Southern California.
High resolution photos can be found at: https://oag.smugmug.com/Asian-Decorative-Arts-March-2020