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Facing Pair of Chinese Gilt Silver and Silver Wire Quail Boxes, the eyes and feathers on the heads and covers enhanced with enamels; marked "SILVER" to bases; in presentation box. Good condition with age related wear to outside gilding. Total weight 543 grams. Length 4 7/8 inches (12.4 cm.). NOTE: Quails are a symbol of courage and a fighting spirit. They are believed to mate for life and so signify marital loyalty. The quail may also symbolize 'peace' which sounds the same as ‘quail’.

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Pair Chinese Gilt Silver & Enamel Quail Boxes

Estimate $1,400 - $1,800Jun 9, 2019