A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and tiger' circular box and cover 18th century
Lot 240
A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and tiger' circular box and cover
18th century
£15,000 - 18,000
US$ 25,000 - 30,000
Auction Details
A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and tiger' circular box and cover 18th century
Lot Details
This lot is being sold under the Alpha Scheme
A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and tiger' circular box and cover
18th century
The domed cover enamelled in red, blue, white, yellow and green with a dragon in flight hovering above a recumbent tiger among auspicious symbols and scrolling leafy tendrils, surrounded by a band of flying cranes alternating with Daoist emblems between ruyi-head borders, the box similarly decorated. 26.1cm (10 1/3in) diam. (2).

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  • 十八世紀 掐絲琺瑯龍虎圖圓蓋盒
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