Antique Alive Mother of Pearl Cigarette Case with Double Dragon Design
This stylish cigarette case illustrates two dragons contending for a Yeouiju, a magic pearl that is believed to give its holder the magical power of making any wish come true. The dragon is an imaginary animal believed to rule the sky and the sea, controlling rain, clouds, lightening and water. Also used as a symbol of kingship, the dragon is revered in many Asian countries as a sacred animal that brings fortune and expels evil forces.
The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection. The embossed pattern on the backside and inside surface, which helps prevent slipping, adds beautiful panache to this cigarette case. Read More