Property from an East Coast Private Collection
An exquisite embellished gilt silver jewelry box
The side walls lobed to resemble the shape of a lingzhi head, embellished with ruby and sapphire cabochons surrounded by sea and cultured pearls representing flower heads, against a background with fine filigree work of dense leaf scrolls, the cover similarly decorated to the sides, with garnet and pearl beads, the top centered with a carved coral shou roundel within a circle of five raised bats highlighted with sapphire, between rows of additional pearl and ruby cabochons, the underside with three raised bars within a circle.
4 3/8in (11.2cm) wide; weight: 277.1g
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