Lot 103: CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD 5cm diam
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER
of simple circular shape, the exterior of the box and the cover enamelled with a band of alternating taijitu and shou characters, the cover centred by a prunus flower, all reserved above a turquoise ground, the interior enamelled turquoise
- Good overall condition with some minor dents to the mouthrim of the box, some wear to the gilt and signs of age and use
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