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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 484

    A PAIR OF CHINESE SILVER GILT AND ENAMELLED CUPS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHINESE SILVER GILT AND ENAMELLED CUPS
    19TH CENTURY
    Each with incised decoration of four roundels with auspicious Chinese characters for longevity with deep blue enamelling surrounded by scrolling clouds, stylised geometric confronting dragons to the rim with further turquoise enamel embellishment
    3 7/8in. (9.8cm.) diam. (2)


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