• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 955

    A RELIEF CARVED IVORY POWDER FLASK

    PROBABLY DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RELIEF CARVED IVORY POWDER FLASK
    PROBABLY DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY
    DEPICTING A MERRY MAKING COMPANY AT A DINNER TABLE, WITH SPRING ACTIVATED GILT METAL NOZZLE AND LACKING PART OF THE SCREW IN LID TO THE OTHER SIDE
    6 CM. HIGH
    TOGETHER WITH A CARVED IVORY DYPTICH DEPICTING CHRIST PRESENTED BEFORE PILATE, 7 CM. HIGH. (2)


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