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Silver Box with Handles and Chains

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Box with Handles and Chains, India, rectangular form with hinged cover, holding an inner tray with six compartments, handles and chains to two sides, decorated with chased floral designs in variously shaped panels and bands, 4 1/4 x 10 x 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: From a Florida estate.
Estimate $700-900

Hardware and feet most likely silvered brass, spotty rusting and tarnishing, warping to some parts, missing joinery (pins).
Weighs approximately 64 tr oz.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Williamstown, China, Anti-Christian sentiment in Asia, Articles, Culture, Human behavior, Pastoral, Qianlong Emperor

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