Sale 20AS02 | Lot 415

An Exceptional Gilt Copper and Agate "Imperial Tribute" Casket Box

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 415
An Exceptional Gilt Copper and Agate "Imperial Tribute" Casket Box
Attributed to the Workshop of James Cox, Qianlong Period
The rectangular box with canted corners decorated to each surface with encased agate panels of variegating tone; push-button mechanism releases lid; jeweled and raised on four lamb-form feet; lined. Height 4 1/4 inches

See Bonhams Hong Kong: 24 November, 2013 Lot 10

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Occassional minor losses to paste gems on cover and at the base; some discoloration to gilt on copper on lid; the gilt copper "shell" wraps around box and meets on right side; some discoloration and minor loss at the seam; one foot attached loosely. overall in good condition, aged condition.

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Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

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Catalogue Info

Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 10am EDT
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