A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century
Lot 8106
A silver overlaid double gourd 19th century
Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium
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A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century A silver overlaid double gourd  19th century
Lot Details
A silver overlaid double gourd
19th century
The desiccated and hollowed shell covered and reinforced by a lattice of silver leafy vines encircling four single-character medallions along each node reading gao shan liu shui (the high mountain and rushing waters) and gu bai cang song (the old cypress and verdant pines) and inlaid with double gourd-shaped cabochons of coral, malachite, lapis and other semi-precious stones, surmounted by a fitted lid supporting a branch form finial and raised on a leafy foot rim also cast in vine and gourd related motifs.
13in (33cm) high
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