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    • Parcel-gilt Silver Box and Cover
    • Parcel-gilt Silver Box and Cover
    Parcel-gilt Silver Box and Cover

    Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver; Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

    15 March - 26 March, 2011

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    Parcel-gilt Silver Box and Cover

    Tang period, 7th - 8th century

    One of only four known, this is a rare survival from the Tang period.  The decoration features bunches of grapes, a motif that was introduced from the West. 

    Height: 8.0cm