A cloisonne quail (18th century) made of brass. The turquoise body of the quail is accented with gilt feather detailing while the tips of its wings and tail are colored with red, green, yellow, black, and shades of blue. The wings serve as a removeable cover for the hollow inside of the container.
4.75" x 4.5"
Gift of Mrs. Gwendolen E. Rives, 1972.
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