parcel-gilt


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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]

par′cel-gilt`


adj.
partly gilded, as an article of silverware.
[1425–75]
par′cel gild`ing, n.
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One bronze that did soar was the early 16th-century parcel-gilt relief of Christ as Salvator Mundi, attributed to the Master of the Barbarigo Reliefs.
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.
Several of the lots more than tripled their high estimate: Lot 805, a Rare Chinese solid zitan floor screen stand, and lot 414, an important parcel-gilt ten-tablet celadon jade book, realized $217,000 and $205,000, respectively.
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.
Here in the vitrine are object such as of a pair of skyphoi used for drinking wine at banquets, richly decorated with scrolling leaves and branches, a shallow silver-gilt bowl containing a spirited relief of satyrs treading grapes, and a parcel-gilt patera showing a gilt krater that houses an elaborately extending vine.
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
There is also an opportunity to buy six Edward IV parcel-gilt apostle spoons as a set (150,000 [pounds sterling]-250,000 [pounds sterling]) or individually, if no buyer is forthcoming.