• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    A CANTONESE IVORY CARD CASE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CANTONESE IVORY CARD CASE
    19TH CENTURY
    Intricately carved; a small carved ivory puzzle ball with dragon motifs; and a Japanese ivory netsuke of a puppy with inlaid horn eyes
    The card case 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high (3)


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