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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 496

    A CANTONESE IVORY BOX AND HINGED COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CANTONESE IVORY BOX AND HINGED COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The cover intricately carved with figures amongst pagodas and overhanging trees, the body with shaped cartouches of similar figural designs and dense flowering peony blossoms, the interior with purple velvet lining and inset tray
    5¾in. (14.7cm.) wide


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