Wood, tortoise shell and mother of pearl box. Tonkin, 20th Century


Circular tortoise-shell plated box with incrusted mother of pearl decoration representing dragonflies gathering nectar from flowered branch and vegetation. Lid concealing red and gilt-lacquered wood compartments.

Tonkin, Early 20th Century

Diameter: 24 cm (9-1/4 in.) - Height: 10,5 cm (4 in.)


Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013090030