Petite Gilt Offering Plate

c. 1850
$348 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
H: 0.25" Dia: 5.0"
Materials
Pigment
Wood
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CLMS007
Estimated Shipping
$20

Dated to the mid-19th century, this small, round tray was likely once used as a shallow offering bowl atop a home altar. Comprised of finely woven bamboo sides and a thin wooden base, the plate is coated with dark black lacquer and decorated with a gilt landscape. The idyllic scene features a tiered pagoda amidst swaying trees and rocky outcroppings, and a fisherman navigating a quiet river in the foreground. Richly aged from centuries of use, this tray has a beautiful metallic glimmer when it catches just the right light.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait lovell
Suzanne Lovell | Suzanne Lovell, Inc.

“I am particularly fond of PAGODA RED as we have known the family for so long. Betsy is a professional in every way and her intelligent taste comes from a long line of family knowledge in the arts. She and her team are the very best to work with and we find treasures with every visit!”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces