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A quality 19thC Chinese carved wooden and mother-of-pearl inlaid large tray

Estimate: $2,200


Lot Description

A quality 19thC Chinese carved wooden and mother-of-pearl inlaid large tray, the fine shell inlay of a bird attempting to catch a beetle upon a thorny floral spray, the one piece hardwood tray of possibly zitan wood, the raised border finely carved with leafy and berry scrolls on a basket weave type ground, angular scroll carved handles. Minor restoration. 640 x 400mm.