An Edward farmer silver-mounted amethyst pot and cover Qing dynasty
Lot 629
An Edward Farmer silver-mounted amethyst pot and cover Qing dynasty
HK$ 30,000 - 50,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,400

Lot Details
Various Owners
An Edward Farmer silver-mounted amethyst pot and cover
Qing dynasty
The original semi-precious stone worked on the exterior in high relief, a toad and a bird amidst fruiting peaches issuing from gnarled stems, the stone of semi-translucent with varying shades of purple, later mounted in sterling silver forming a hollowed removable circular container with hinged cover, all above a stand with wide base decorated with embossed leafy vines.
8cm high.

Footnotes

  • 二十世紀 純銀鑲清紫水晶雕福壽三多蓋盒 《Edward I. Farmer, New York》款
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