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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    A CARVED AND PIERCED IVORY CYLINDRICAL BRUSHPOT, BITONG

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED AND PIERCED IVORY CYLINDRICAL BRUSHPOT, BITONG
    19TH CENTURY
    Supported on a short foot, finely carved and pierced with elaborate flowering scrolls, the body intricately carved in high relief with a multitude of figures, including an Emperor holding court, a lion-dancer and various scholars and officials, all inhabiting fenced gardens and pavilions beneath trees
    6 in. (15 cm.) high


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