A pewter three-tiered incense box and cover
Late Qing / early Republican period
Of cubic form with three tiers stacked above each other, the exterior incised with a series of inscriptions and archaistic bronze vessels, the uppermost level with an archaistic pierced tray flanked by a pair of handles together, with a flattened ornament with rounded knop, the cover worked in pierced quatrelobed diaper pattern with a central medallion of two figures sitting under a tree with an attendant.
8.9cm high. (6).