CHINESE TIBETAN GILT SILVER BOX w 18TH C BUDDHIST PRAYER WHEEL TOP, SIGNED. The wheel is encrusted with carnelian, malachite and coral. It is mounted on a finely engraved Chinese Tibetan gilt silver box. The box is encrusted with jade, tourmaline, rose quartz, coral and agate. The jade pieces are early, some being early buttons. The prayer wheel was likely. Mounted onto this box in the second half of the 19th century. Signed to the base. The Buddhist prayer wheel atop the box likely dates to the 18th century. It was likely mounted atop the box in the second half of the 19th century. The box measures 9.1 cm. The prayer wheel measures 12.7 cm. (5) at it’s widest point. The box is in excellent condition with age appropriate wear. There is one small coral stone absent from the wheel (see close-up photo). Please see all photos as they are an integral part of the description. It will include several fine Jades from a private Virginia collection, Porcelain, Snuffs, Jewelry and more. OUR TERMS – PLEASE READ. Please consider the photos to be an integral part of the description. We are always happy to supply any additional information if we can. Packing – We do not charge extra for our packing materials! – We take the utmost care & time in packing your items so that they arrive safely. Also please understand it is not always possible to. Combine larger, heavy or very fragile items. These are our terms and we WILL NOT DEVIATE from them. The item “CHINESE TIBETAN GILT SILVER BOX w 18C BUDDHIST GILT BRONZE PRAYER WHEEL, SIGNED” is in sale since Thursday, March 15, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “eclectic_mix4u” and is located in Midlothian, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Age: Prayer Wheel is 18th Century
- Maker: Signed to Base
- Region of Origin: China / Tibet
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Color: Gilt Silver