Box and cup, anonymous, 700 - 799

Box and cup, anonymous, 700 - 799

repoussé, h 6.0cm × d 6.4cm More details

Silverware from the late Tang period is one of the most refined productions of Chinese applied art. The craftsmanship is unparalleled: every dot was individually punched into the surface. Here, flower sprays and animal motifs have been executed with minute attention to detail and elegantly distributed over the surface.

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