Wood and mother of pearl tray. Tonkin, Late 19th-Early 20th Century


Exotic wood tray with inlaid mother of pearl decoration, medallion in center with qilin and chimera-like turtle, floral friezes enlivened with vases, flower baskets, military trophies. Shapely apron atop four feet terminating with rectangular console.

Tonkin, Nam Định, Late 19th-Early 20th Century

Height: 14 cm (5-1/2 in.) - Width: 36,5 cm (14-1/3 in.) - Depth: 22,5 cm (8-3/4 in.)

Splits on tray, losses

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014050470