1339
1339

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A SILVER FILIGREE SHRINE
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
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1339

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A SILVER FILIGREE SHRINE
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SILVER FILIGREE SHRINE
QING DYNASTY
intricately crafted with the main gate preceding an antechamber and the principal shrine along the central axis, flanked on the left by a twin-roofed shrine and on the right by a pavilion with a canopy-form roof, each structure minutely detailed with appropriate architectural elements, painted banners and labels, furniture, ritual garniture and statuettes, all set within a walled garden of gilt-silver trees, plants, and further shrines on the ground, the low base rimmed with everted silver foliage
Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm; Length 11 1/4  in., 28.6 cm; Depth 7 3/4  in., 19.7 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in China prior to 1949.

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