A gilt silver and cloisonné circular box and cover Late Qing/Republic
Lot 200Y
A gilt silver and cloisonné circular box and cover
Late Qing/Republic
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
15 Nov 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 19875
A gilt silver and cloisonné circular box and cover Late Qing/Republic
Lot Details
A gilt silver and cloisonné circular box and cover
Late Qing/Republic
The centre set with a cushion-shaped celadon jade carved with prunus and pomegranate, encircled by three enamelled and moulded dragons on a wire gauze textured gilt ground, the rims of cover and box inset with coral and turquoise between archaic animals above key-fret bands,
22.2cm diameter, total weight 47.4oz, (1476g)

Footnotes

  • Accompanying the lot is an Analysis and Inspection Report from the Edinburgh Assay office dated 25 September 2012 indicating the piece is constructed of a silver copper alloy containing in excess of 958 parts per thousand silver and plated with gold.
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