Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Gilded in part. See parcel-gilding.
- n. Silver or other ware partly gilded.
“Another top lot will be a rare parcel-gilt silver bowl and cover engraved with floral and fruit clusters amid luscious foliage from the Tang Dynasty 618-907.”
“Sotheby's Ms. Safra also got $266,500 for this 1735 Chinese export parcel-gilt black lacquer bureau bookcase cabinet that's decorated with river and mountain views.”
“• While making a documentary about the King of Pop in 2003, British reporter Martin Bashir observed Jackson pay “an obscene amount of money” for a marble and parcel-gilt chess set because Jackson believed it was a set for a game called Jetan.”
“Christie's A parcel-gilt white-painted carved-wood bust as seen in Pierre Bergé's home on Rue Bonaparte, estimated $260,000 - $380,000 US dollars.”
“The top Chippendale lot will be an elaborate, parcel-gilt padouk cabinet on a stand reminiscent of Chinese pagodas from 1755-1760 (estimate: £2.5 million-£4 million).”
“Thou didst swear to me upon a parcel-gilt goblet, sitting in my Dolphin-chamber, at the round table, by a sea-coal fire, upon”
“Falstaff made love to her with his hand upon "a parcel-gilt goblet," and followed up the declaration with a kiss and a request for thirty shillings.”
“It shows, besides, some of the gemmed and enamelled work and parcel-gilt ware for which that territory, hidden away among the Himalayas, is so celebrated.”
“The chased parcel-gilt ware of Kashmir occupies three cases: it is graven through the gold to the dead-white silver below, softening the lustre of the gold to a pearly radiance.”
“A betel-leaf and perfume-service in the silver-gilt of Mysore is accompanied by elaborately-chased goblets and rose-water sprinklers in ruddy gold and parcel-gilt, the work of Kashmir and Lucknow.”
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