A silver lidded box with stand Tibet or Burma, late 18th Century
Lot 241
A repoussé silver lidded Box with stand Burma, late 19th Century(3)
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A repoussé silver lidded Box with stand
Burma, late 19th Century
of cylindrical form; the box with fine repousse work and chased decoration, the central panel comprising figures in animated poses within cusped cartouches against a background of overall dense floral decoration, the top narrow panel with scrolling vines between undecorated cartouches, the lower panel with fleshy acanthus motifs in a repetitive pattern; the lid with similar floral decoration surrounding birds and quadrupeds within arched niches, surmounted by a knop in the form of a dancing figure in ceremonial attire; the splayed triform stand with a scalloped and scroll edge and three winged celestial figures as supports
22.5 cm. high (including stand and lid); 664g.(3)
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