London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese gilt bronze circular box and cover, 18th century or later
the cover decorated in relief within a lappet medallion with an equestrian figure crossing a bridge in a river landscape with pagodas, prunus, pine and willow trees, birds and a mythical beast, all reserved on a punched ground, the sides of the box similarly decorated -- 3in. (7.6cm.) diam.
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