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parcel-gilt

adj
(Art Terms) partly gilded, esp (of an item of silverware) having the inner surface gilded
[C15: from parcel (in the obsolete adv sense: partly) + gilt1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

par′cel-gilt`


adj.
partly gilded, as an article of silverware.
[1425–75]
par′cel gild`ing, n.
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Not to be overlooked is a late 19th century Qing dynasty red-lacquered and parcel-gilt tall domed-top cabinet.
Ritter (active 1547-69/73), silver, parcel-gilt, ht 20cm.
Demetre Chiparus: "Miro", the parcel-gilt and cold-painted bronze and carved ivory dancing figure in Art Deco costume standing on a brown onyx base.
Among a group of silver candlesticks, tableware, flatware, goblets and beakers is a pair of parcel-gilt silver three light candelabra, hallmarked London 1970, which are expected to fetch PS4,000-6,000; a set of six parcel-gilt champagne flutes, hallmarked London 1973 (PS1,000-1,500) and a set of four parcel-gilt candle holders, hallmarked 1970 (PS1,500-2,000).
Carrying the same estimate of Au300,000-500,000 as the Fatimid pottery jar, is a rare and important early Islamic silver-gilt and nielloed parcel-gilt cup with Kufic inscription, from Persia, dated 11th/12th century.
Late George II parcel-gilt rosewood, padouk and sabicu breakfront bookcase by Thomas Chippendale and his Scottish partner James Rannie.
4An 18th century Indian jade hookah pipe with European jewelled parcel-gilt silver mounts was snatched from a stately home in Worcestershire in March, 2003.
Next month Sotheby's (London) will sell a small group of silver items and one of the highlights is an exquisite parcel-gilt figure of King David.
The star lot was a fantastical parcel-gilt padauk cabinet-on-stand (c.
TIME TO SELL: Johnny Dumfries WILLIAM THORNTON PHOTOGRAPHY; FAST LANE: Johnny in 1988 when he was a racing driver; RICH PICKINGS: Above, two of the rooms inside Dumfries House, main pic; Late George II parcel-gilt rosewood, padouk & sabicu breakfront bookcase pounds 2m to pounds 4m; Two late George II gilt wood Chippendale pier mirrors pounds 600,00 to pounds 4m; George II palm-wrapped mahogany bed pounds 300,000 - pounds 500,000; Set of 22 Scottish George II mahogany dining chairs pounds 400,000 - pounds 600,000
Moreover, the top lot at Sotheby's London's Treasures sale was a German parcel-gilt silver drinking cup modelled on a famous beast of the day, an extraordinary 66-point stag shot by Friedrich III, Elector of Brandenburg, later King of Prussia, around 1696.