10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A SILVER GILT FILIGREE BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY
of rectangular form with foliated rim, the cover decorated with densely scrolling silver filigree of stylised leafing foliage, the centre inset with a carved pale celadon jade roundel depicting a Shou character with bat and ruyi-sceptre motifs, the interior in silver gilt -- 6 7/8in. (17.5cm.) wide.
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