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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 67

    A SILVER-GILT TEA BOWL & SAUCER,

    PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 17TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-GILT TEA BOWL & SAUCER,
    PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 17TH CENTURY,
    Decorated in high relief with birds amidst bamboo & prunus on a simulated snake-skin ground, the panels divided by narrow ribs, the interior of bowl with light chinoiserie foliate engraving & having a collet foot, the saucer with central raised pedestal centred by a prick-dot engraved rose, diameter of saucer 5 in. (12.7 cm.), overall height 2 in. (5 cm.), 13.25 oz. (2)


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