Gilt copper belt ornament inlaid with rock crystal, c1800

Offered by Oriental Art
Gilt copper belt ornament inlaid with rock crystal, c1800

Gilt copper belt ornament inlaid with rock crystal, c1800

Offered by Oriental Art
Date & Origin c. 1800, China
Dimensions
W
9 cm (3 inc)
Description
Belonging to a group classified in Qing court records as ‘Guangdong tribute ware’. The gilt metal edges are decorated in low relief with foliate scrolls, enclosing a central oval rock crystal half-pebble, displayed on a red background to imitate ruby, and flanked by two subsidiary pieces of green glass imitating jadeite. The back is finely chased with foliate motifs.

9 cm (3 1/2 inches) long
Medium
Gilt copper
£1,500.00
Dimensions
W
9 cm (3 inc)
Description
Belonging to a group classified in Qing court records as ‘Guangdong tribute ware’. The gilt metal edges are decorated in low relief with foliate scrolls, enclosing a central oval rock crystal half-pebble, displayed on a red background to imitate ruby, and flanked by two subsidiary pieces of green glass imitating jadeite. The back is finely chased with foliate motifs.

9 cm (3 1/2 inches) long

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