London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Chinese cloisonne box and cover
of square shape, decorated in various coloured enamels with scrolling motifs and foliage on a light blue ground, the interior and rims in gilt -- 21/8in. (5.4cm.) wide; and a silver gilt waterdropper of small size decorated all over with birds and butterflies amongst flowering branches, on wood stand -- 3½in. (8.9cm.) high, 18th Century, (minor chips to box).
See Colour Plate 3. (2)
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