An ivory lobed box and cover 18th/19th century
Lot 299Y
An ivory lobed box and cover
18th/19th century
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 23,087) inc. premium
Auction Details
An ivory lobed box and cover 18th/19th century
Lot Details
The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
An ivory lobed box and cover
18th/19th century
The eight-lobed box carved with rectangular panels each with a bat amid two cloud scrolls, the cover delicately reticulated with a bird perched on a spray of prunus and finger citron surrounded by bats in each of the lobes, the sides with each of the Eight Buddhist Symbols, bajixiang, within key-fret borders, the details all finely stained in red, blue and yellow, box. 6.9cm (2¾in) diam. (3).

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  • Provenance: a German private collection

    十八/十九世紀 象牙鏤雕花鳥八吉祥紋蓋盒

    來源: 德國私人收藏
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