Autumn Exhibition 2019

22. A Pair of Chinese Gilt Metal mounted Mother of Pearl Boxes and Covers
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795
Height: 11.5 cm, width: 19 cm

A fine pair of gilt metal mounted and
mother of pearl octagonal pierced
boxes, the delicate boxes carved with
finely pierced mother of pearl panels
containing birds, flowers and foliage,
embellished with gilding, the domed
covers similarly carved surmounted by
ball knops, all raised on gilt metal
feet.
Condition: one cover with a small
repair.


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