A Canton export ivory casket 19th century
Lot 119Y
A Canton export ivory casket
19th century
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,419) inc. premium
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Asian Art Edinburgh
15 Nov 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 19875
A Canton export ivory casket 19th century A Canton export ivory casket 19th century A Canton export ivory casket 19th century A Canton export ivory casket 19th century A Canton export ivory casket 19th century A Canton export ivory casket 19th century
Lot Details
A Canton export ivory casket
19th century
The hinged cover deeply carved with a scene of officials and attendants amidst architecture and foliage and opening to reveal a lift out tray, the front with rectangular panel carved with a procession carrying a sedan chair amidst musicians and figures with banners and lanterns, the rear panel with an important official being waited on by attendants, two smaller side panels carved with floral sprays, raised on squat feet,
12cm high, 16cm wide, 13cm deep
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