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A LARGE AND UNUSUAL BASSE-TAILLE PAINTED ENAMEL OCTAGONAL SWEETMEAT BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
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A LARGE AND UNUSUAL BASSE-TAILLE PAINTED ENAMEL OCTAGONAL SWEETMEAT BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
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A LARGE AND UNUSUAL BASSE-TAILLE PAINTED ENAMEL OCTAGONAL SWEETMEAT BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
the straight-sides slightly stepped and domed cover decorated in green and aubergine enamels on a bright blue ground, with a central medallion of gilded bats in flight over a floral scroll ground, the straight-sided box similarly decorated and supported on four ruyi-shaped feet, the interior with a circular footed tray, surrounded by eight footed trays similarly decorated, the interior of the box and cover and the undersides of the trays enameled yellow
Quantity: 11
35 cm, 13 1/2  in.
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Provenance

An American Collection, purchased in the 1960's. 

St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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London