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Two Silver Cloisonne Covered Boxes

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Two Silver Cloisonne Covered Boxes, Japan, 19th century, both rectangular, one decorated with chrythanthemums of various sizes and leaves, silk finished inside, 2 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 5/8; the other with various roundels with archaic-style symbols against a dark green ground filled with myriad of floral and foliate scrolls, 1 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 7 8 in.
Estimate $500-700

water stain to silk interior of chrysanthemum; repairs to some spots, minor loss of enamels to roundels; minor silk tarnishing to both.


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