• Lot 223

    BOITE COUVERTE EN ECAILLE DE TORTUE SCULPTEE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XIXEME SIECLE

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    BOITE COUVERTE EN ECAILLE DE TORTUE SCULPTEE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme cylindrique, entièrement ajourée d'un réseau de treillis losangés, la boîte ornée de quatre branchages fleuris dont un de chrysanthèmes, un de prunus et un de bambous, rehaussée d'incrustations en os, ivoire et résine, le dessus du couvercle orné d'un grand pin ; petits éclats
    Hauteur: 8,7 cm. (3 3/8 in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    AN OPENWORK TORTOISESHELL BOX AND COVER
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY