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Lot 0070
Silver, silver plated metal
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912)
The lock in the shape of a ruyi head
Chatelaine in silver repouss work
Two carnelian pendants in form of peaches
Silver plated circlet
Weight of the lock: 33.75 grams
Overall dimension: 22 cm
Good condition
Provenance: German private collection
Decorated chatelaine in fine repouss work - on one side with precious objects, on the other with an inscription

This Chinese chatelaine is made of silver with a silver plated circlet and was made in the Qing dynasty (1644-1912). The lock has the shape of a ruyi head and the sides are ornate in fine repouss work. On the one hand precious objects and on the other Chinese inscription are visible in relief. The circlet is decorated laterally with two carnelian pendants in form of peaches and the lower ends are crowned by butterflies.

The Chatelaine is good condition with only slight signs of wear consistent with age such as light scratches and small nicks on the carnelian pendants. The silver weight of the lock is 33.75 grams and the total length measures 22 cm.

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Silver Chatelaine with Two Carnelian Pendants, Qing

Estimate €180 - €234Oct 17, 2016