EXPORT SILVER FILIGREE BOX WITH RUSSIAN MOUNTSQING DYNASTY, ...

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EXPORT SILVER FILIGREE BOX WITH RUSSIAN MOUNTS

QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1780

the rectangular box with a network of silver filigree attached to the exterior of the hinged lid and sides, the filigree depicting various patterns including petals, quatrefoils, spirals and fish-scales, the sides decorated with four butterflies, the lid applied with Russian hardstone-set yellow metal mounts

7.5cm wide
Note:

Two similar silver filigree boxes can be found in the collection of Catherine the Great, now housed in the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. See Catherine Phillips: Treasures of Catherine the Great, p. 218.

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Auction Date:
15th May 19 at 4pm BST
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