A collection of ivory and bone boxes Chinese and Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century
Lot 166Y
A collection of ivory and bone boxes Chinese and Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,348) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
18 Jul 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 19867
Lot Details
Property of an Edinburgh collector.
A collection of ivory and bone boxes
Chinese and Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century
Comprising; a lidded oval cylindrical container carved with typical Chinese export ivory village scenes, with white metal fittings, 12.3cm high, an ivory parasol handle with similar carving, on wooden stand, 10cm high, a pierced export ivory spill jar, 8.4cm high, two needle cases, one in ivory with vines, the other in bone with dragons, largest 15.3cm long, two ivory round boxes, the covers carved with flowers, largest 6.5cm diameter, an embroidery clamp, 6.5cm high, a Japanese bone vase carved with figures, 10.2cm high, an ivory box, carved with dragons and raised on ball feet, 7cm long, and a signed Japanese cutlery handle, carved in antler as two bears on a tree stump,
15.5cm long (11).
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