• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    A SILVER GILT FILIGREE AND ENAMEL BUTTERFLY FORMED BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER GILT FILIGREE AND ENAMEL BUTTERFLY FORMED BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY
    the butterfly with out stretched wings, its form and wing patterns embellished with blue, green and aubergine enamels, and surrounded by densely scrolling silver filigree designs, the hinged cover opening to a silver gilt interior -- 6¾in. (7.2cm.) wide.


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