10 janvier 2019

A small parcel-gilt silver circular box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

A small parcel-gilt silver circular box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1274. A small parcel-gilt silver circular box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 1¼ in. (3.3 cm.) diam. Estimate $25,000 - USD 30,000Price Realized $30,000© Christie's Images Ltd 2011.

Finely cast on the cover and box with a central six-petaled flower head surrounded by six petals rising from the outer edge and chased with demi-florets reserved on a fine ring-punched ground, with traces of gilding, box.

Provenance: Spink & Son, London, c. 1980

Christie'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 24 March 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza


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