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Lot 0045 Details

  • Title: Chinese Republic Enamel Copper Soapstone Box
  • Size: 3 5/8” (9.2 cm) diameter x 1 ½” (3.8 cm) tall.

    A colorful and ornate five lobed box with lid with elaborate enameling, amber-colored beads and a carved soapstone shou symbol on the lid. The light-weight copper metal box has been coated in a silver metal alloy. The outside surfaces have been enameled in a rich dark navy blue, greens, light blue and rose. The lid has a ring of bats with flowers surrounding a shou symbol carved from pale green soapstone. Amber colored glass beads accentuate the design on the lid. The sides of the box have a repeating scrolling floral design with red and white flowers. The base is flat with no foot. MEASUREMENTS 3 5/8” (9.2 cm) diameter x 1 ½” (3.8 cm) tall. Weighs 6.6 oz (185 g) CONDITION There is wear on the edges of the base, where the copper is exposed. The base is slightly dented. There are no other breaks, dents, or enamel losses. The enamels are bright and fresh. A colorful, intricate metal box with a lovely pale green soapstone shou symbol. A great box for keeping small treasures at your desk.

    Reserve: $85.00$12.53 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
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  • Location: This item ships from Washington

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    Chinese Republic Enamel Copper Soapstone Box

    Estimate $100 - $120Jul 01, 2020
    Starting Price $55
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    Ships fromJasper52 seller #69661 in Washington
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Jack Nelis
    Asian Antiques Specialist
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