Fri, 29th Apr 2022 13:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 231
 

A MINIATURE OPENWORK LOW-GRADE SILVER MARITIME LANTERN
South East Asia, 19th century

A MINIATURE OPENWORK LOW-GRADE SILVER MARITIME LANTERN
South East Asia, 19th century

Of globular shape, with a hanging chainlet at the top, split in half, the interior concealing a typical maritime oil lamp container kept in balance by a structure of interlinked circles, the exterior decorated with openwork and engravings featuring butterfly medallions and lush flower bushes, 5cm diam, weighs 74g.

Estimated at £400 - £600


 

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