• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 273

    AN INDIAN SILVER RICE BOWL

    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN SILVER RICE BOWL
    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1900
    Decorated in high relief with men on elephants hunting wild animals, European and indigenous men fighting, lions, tigers and leopards, wild boar savaging a leopard and pig-sticking, also a Chinese oval silver trinket box chased with cranes, pheasants & flowers, mark of Sheng Xing (Chinese characters) circa 1910
    Bowl 9 in. diameter (23 cm.)
    51 oz. (1581 gm.) (2)


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