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A Pair of Filigree and Gem-set Toilet Boxes and Covers


Parcel Gilt Silver
Made in Sumatra, probably late 17th century
Width: 11cm., 4 1/4 in
Weight: 591gr, 19oz
The eight lobed-form cover fitted with shaped pierced baroque foliate sleeve centred by faceted rock crystal finials. Similar body overlaid with filigree leafy shapes, each lobe centred by a coloured stone including garnets, amethysts, glass and pastes, on compressed circular filigree supports.
 

A Pair of Filigree and Gem-set Toilet Boxes and Covers Reference: 23471.1