Persian delight is star lot at Driffield antiques and fine art sale

NDTP D+A ps1336-17a Antique Auction Driffield Pictured By Pam Stanforth ps1336-17a Lot 30 A Persian White Metal and Enamelled Box �300 - �500
NDTP D+A ps1336-17a Antique Auction Driffield Pictured By Pam Stanforth ps1336-17a Lot 30 A Persian White Metal and Enamelled Box �300 - �500

Dee Atkinson and Harrison will stage a fine art and antiques sale at The Exchange< driffield, tomorrow (Friday).

Among the star lots will be a Persian white metal and enamelled box with a guide price of £300 to £500.

The box, of oblong form, boasts a hinged lid depicting seated figures conversing within a vignette on a black ground with stylized flowers and foliage flanked to either side by smaller vignettes of birds on a branch and deer in a mountainous landscape, the sides chased with stylized flowers and peacocks raised on low bracket feet.

It has a gilded interior, is stamped 84, is 26 1/2cm long and is signed.

For the full auction catalogue, log on to

http://www.dee-atkinson-harrison.co.uk/fine-art-saleroom/auctions/details/friday-13th-september-2013/10