• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    A CANTONESE IVORY BOX AND HINGED COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CANTONESE IVORY BOX AND HINGED COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    OF LONG RECTANGULAR FORM, THE SIDES AND THE COVER CARVED AND PIERCED WITH PANELS OF FIGURES AMONGST PAVILIONS AND FENCED GARDENS, ALL SURROUNDED BY DENSE STYLISED FLORAL DESIGN
    9 3/8IN. (23.8CM.) LONG


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