A Tibetan or Peranakan silver-mounted turtle-shell turtle   Late 18th/early 19th century
A Tibetan or Peranakan silver-mounted turtle-shell turtle   Late 18th/early 19th century
A Tibetan or Peranakan silver-mounted turtle-shell turtle   Late 18th/early 19th century

A Tibetan or Peranakan silver-mounted turtle-shell turtle
 

Late 18th/early 19th century

 

The polished tortoise or turtle shell mounted in silver, shaped to be a celestial turtle.

 

L. 22.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, United Kingdom