9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A small parcel-gilt silver box and cover, Tang/Liao Dynasty (618-1125) or later
of rounded rectangular form, the domed top with a repousse design of the endless knot on a foliate spray and ring-punched ground, the sides with scattered stylised flowerheads on a ring-punched ground - 3 1/8in. (8cm.) long.
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Ex U.K Private Collection.
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