A small carved ivory casket Sri Lanka, circa 18th Century
Lot 194Y Ф
A small carved ivory casket
Sri Lanka, circa 18th Century
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 5,840) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small carved ivory casket Sri Lanka, circa 18th Century
A small carved ivory casket
Sri Lanka, circa 18th Century
of rectangular form, with hinged lid, the front carved with a tear-shaped escutcheon and stylised birds, a female bust clasping human-headed fronds on either side, the back with an urn containing extravagantly flowering plants and two birds below a crown, the top with two pairs of adorsed peacocks amidst dense scrolling foliage, with later silver bun feet and riveted silver-gilt banding and studs, with a steel key

11 x 7 x 6 cm.

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  • Provenance
    Trude Weaver (Antiques) Ltd., London, 2001
    Private collection, London, 2001-15
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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