A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century
Lot 206
A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands
19th century
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,728) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
15 Nov 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 19875
A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands 19th century
Lot Details
A pair of mother of pearl carved shells on wood stands
19th century
Each shell finely carved with battling warriors before a walled city, the lower portion carved with dragon chasing the flaming pearl amidst waves a large fish to its side, raised on prunus carved wood stands,
36cm high inclusive of stands
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