Miniature Chinese export silver tableau depicting a parade procession scene, including figures with musical instruments and weapons and two figures wearing dragon or foo dog costumes, all mounted onto a carved and pierced hardwood stand. Approx. 3 1/2" H x 10 " L x 2" W. Housed within a larger glass case with pierced carved hardwood base. 8" H x 12" L x 4 3/4" W. Provenance: East Tennessee collection, by descent from Edwin V. Hill, M.D., deceased 1969. Dr. Hill was a faculty member of Tufts and Harvard Medical Schools and served as a Colonel in the U.S. Army. He collected Asian items during his military tour in the Far East theatre, including China and Japan, prior to 1964. CONDITION: Some light oxidation to silver, wear to top of glass case.