Antique Rock Crystal Gilt Bronze and Jewel Encrusted Vessel
A SOUTHEAST ASIAN ROCK CRYSTAL GILT BRONZE & JEWEL ENCRUSTED COVERED VESSEL 20th Century. The carved rock crystal vessel heavily encrusted with crisply cast gilt bronze mounts featuring nautilus shells mythological beasts, flowers and necklaces. Inset with twenty-two emeralds (old mine cut). The lid with rock crystal core finial (some precious stones included in total count. 7 x 4 x 4 inches (17.8 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm) , 20th c.