Chinese export silver pavilion canister

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A Chinese solid silver, enamel, Jade, Aventurine and orange moonstone lidded box - a Chinese export box in the form of a round pavilion - every aspect of the piece is hand made from the filligree tiles on the roof down to the ring handles on each of the pavillion doors - the box features two jade bangles mounted into the top and base of the deisgn, enamel columns, and friezes of enamel and bezel set aventurine and orange moonstone cabochons - the whole gilded inside and out - simply marked silver to the base - total weight 396grms - overall dimensions height 145mm diameter at widest point 87mm - c.1950 China

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