Lot 74
  • 74

A FINE AND VERY RARE PARCEL-GILT SILVER BOWL TANG DYNASTY, 8TH/9TH CENTURY

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
446,100 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

with shallow, petal-lobed sides, the interior chased and gilt to the centre with a roundel of exotic flowers and pomegranate-like fruits set amidst large feathery leaves, the gently flared sides divided into five lobes, each decorated with a different floral sprig composed of large veined leaves and fully opened blossoms, the exterior with the same design on each lobe, a narrow band of gilt overlapping petals chased on the notched, everted rim, all raised on a splayed circular foot ring chased with a band of overlapping petals
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