6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 2,500
A MUGHAL RUBY-SET ENAMELLED GOLD PAN-BOX, PROBABLY LUCKNOW, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Of octagonal shape, set with teardrop and circular shape rubies to lid on a ground of pink and white enamelled floral sprays with green leafs, a border of repeating similar surrounding, the sides with square and rectangular cartouches containing enamelled scenes of birds and various animals, a thin border of pale blue enamelled conjoining squares below, the underneath with engraved designs of flower with radiating styalized leafs - 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter
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This lot is Silver Gilt and not Gold as stated in the catalogue.