886/​42
Admiral Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu's golden lotus bowl, given to him by King Rama V of Siam also known as King Chulalongkorn.

Description

Admiral Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu's golden lotus bowl, given to him by King Rama V of Siam also known as King Chulalongkorn. Upper part cast with ornamentation in the shape of flowers, engraved inside with flowers and text in Thai and English: “TO HIS EXCELLENCY PHYA CHOLAYUTYOTHIN IN DEAR REMEMBRANCE AS A TOKEN OF HIGH ESTEEM OF OLD ACQUINTANCE AND SINCER FRIENDSHIP”, mounted on a middle piece and a pierced base richly embossed and cast with floral ornamentation. Siam, approx. 1900. Weight 517 g. H. 8 cm. Diam. 20.5 cm.

XRF test shows a fineness of approx. 22.5k gold. Provenance: Admiral Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu. Hence heirs.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: asian@bruun-rasmussen.dk

The submission of bids on this lot number requires the prior registration of a valid debit/credit card, presentation of photo ID and the payment of a deposit of 50.000 DKK on request. Registration of debit/credit card, photo ID and deposit is due no later than the 24th of May.

Please contact Bruun Rasmussen regarding this via email: bids@bruun-rasmussen.dk or tel.: +45 8818 1013.

Auction

Asian art, 28 May 2019

Category

Asian decorative art

Estimate

150,000–200,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

260,000 kr.