• Lot 175

    TABATIERE EN IVOIRE DE MORSE TEINTE ET SCULPTE

    CHINE, XIXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TABATIERE EN IVOIRE DE MORSE TEINTE ET SCULPTE
    CHINE, XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme rectangulaire aux angles arrondis, décorée sur une face d'un singe volant la pêche de Longévité, d'un daim et d'un oiseau, le revers agrémenté d'une chauve-souris, d'un sceptre et d'un arbre, les côtés portant des masques de chimères, le bouchon en agate cerclé de métal
    Hauteur: 5,7 cm. (2¼ in.)


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    Provenance

    Marco Polo, Le Village Suisse, 1982


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED TINTED WALRUS IVORY SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 19TH CENTURY