London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A cloisonne four-tiered cylindrical box and cover, 18th/19th Century
decorated in gilt wire and coloured enamels, the cover with a central roundel of a quatre-foil flower motif with concentric bands of scrolling tendrils, ruyi-heads and s-formed key fret to the rim, each tier with stylised floral roundels interspersed with scrolling floral sprays, with gilt interiors -- 5½in. (14cm.) high.
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