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A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING

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A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING
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A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING
China, dated year of Yiwei (1895). Embossed in high relief to depict leafy peonies, lotus and two cranes. The same motif is found on the sides, but with crabs, lobster and fish. Extremely fine incision work.

Provenance: From the collection of Alexander Popov in Novi Sad, Kingdom of Serbia, acquired between 1900-1920.
Condition: Wear, traces of use and minor dents.

Weight: 225.2 grams.
Dimensions: Diameter 8.5 cm

The base bears the Shou sign within a key fret border. The inscription on the lid reads: "Dewdrops fall on the lotus and one can perceive their scent" and "Shadows of the lotus fall on the water below the moon".

清代蓮花牡丹銀盒
中國,落款乙未年 (1895)。高浮雕牡丹蓮花仙鶴。銀盒側面還可見魚、蝦和小蟹。工藝極其精美。

來源:塞爾維亞 諾維薩Alexander Popov收藏,購於1900-1920年間。
品相:磨損及使用痕跡,輕微凹痕。

重量:225.2 克.
尺寸:直徑 8.5 厘米

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A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING

Estimate €150 - €300
Sep 27, 2019
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Starting Price €150
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0141: A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING

Sold for €1,500
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Est. €150 - €300Starting Price €150
Fine Chinese Art, Buddhism and Hinduism
Sep 27, 2019 4:00 AM EDT
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A SILVER 'LOTUS AND PEONY' BOX, QING
China, dated year of Yiwei (1895). Embossed in high relief to depict leafy peonies, lotus and two cranes. The same motif is found on the sides, but with crabs, lobster and fish. Extremely fine incision work.

Provenance: From the collection of Alexander Popov in Novi Sad, Kingdom of Serbia, acquired between 1900-1920.
Condition: Wear, traces of use and minor dents.

Weight: 225.2 grams.
Dimensions: Diameter 8.5 cm

The base bears the Shou sign within a key fret border. The inscription on the lid reads: "Dewdrops fall on the lotus and one can perceive their scent" and "Shadows of the lotus fall on the water below the moon".

清代蓮花牡丹銀盒
中國,落款乙未年 (1895)。高浮雕牡丹蓮花仙鶴。銀盒側面還可見魚、蝦和小蟹。工藝極其精美。

來源:塞爾維亞 諾維薩Alexander Popov收藏,購於1900-1920年間。
品相:磨損及使用痕跡,輕微凹痕。

重量:225.2 克.
尺寸:直徑 8.5 厘米

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