• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    A SMALL GROUP OF SILVER VESSELS, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL GROUP OF SILVER VESSELS, 19TH CENTURY
    comprising a stem cup, with tapering trumpet formed stem and raised band to the mid-section, the exterior incised with panels of precious objects; two similar lamps with covers, with foliate rims displayed as eight petals, each bearing one of the Precious objects; and a Tibetan silver butter lamp, incised with cartouches of four of the Buddhist Precious objects surrounded by scrolling lotus blossom and tendrils, the butter lamp -- 6¼in. (5.8cm.) high. (4)


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