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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    A CANTON IVORY PUZZLE BALL

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CANTON IVORY PUZZLE BALL
    19th Century
    The ball carved and pierced with figures amongst trees and balconies, with an immortal holding a double gourd to the top, a carp attached to a chain hanging from the gourd leaf, a tassel hanging to the bottom peach finial
    8in. (20.4cm.) long
    Together with a Canton ivory two section case - late 19th century, of gourd shape, carved and pierced with fruit and foliage, small section repaired - 4½ in (11.5 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    J. W. Watson & Son, The Metropole Hotel, King St Leeds, 28 September 1968 lots 62-63.