A large Chinese tusk carving Late Qing Dynasty
Lot 367Y
A large carved ivory tusk Late Qing Dynasty
Sold for £23,750 (US$ 39,919) inc. premium
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A large Chinese tusk carving Late Qing Dynasty A large Chinese tusk carving Late Qing Dynasty
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A large carved ivory tusk
Late Qing Dynasty
Intricately carved all around with a scene of two scholarly figures seated in a pavilion surrounded by groups of figures variously conversing, riding and tending horses, playing chess and displaying weaponry, all within groves of pine and wutong amidst rocky outcrops, wood stand. 1m (39¼in) long (2).

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  • 清晚期 象牙雕人物故事圖擺件

    Provenance: an English private collection; inherited from the present owner's great uncle's family, and thence by descent.

    來源:英國私人收藏;繼承自藏家的曾伯父,並由家族繼承下去
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