A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover
The pale green jade very finely hollowed to form the translucent box and cover shaped as two conjoined circles, the box set with a gilt rim and crisply carved on the exterior with a formal design of upright lotus buds alternating with leafy fronds, the cover similarly carved with blossoming leafy lotus sprays and the finial shaped as a lotus bud. 8.3cm (3¼in) long (2).
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