• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 558

    A CHINESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL, EBONY AND IVORY CASKET AND COVER

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL, EBONY AND IVORY CASKET AND COVER
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form with archaistic dragons and motifs and reserved with recessed shaped panels, the everted rim inset in coloured glass and mother-of-pearl, and the hinged tiered carved ebony cover surmounted by a floral ivory finial, the casket lined in sandalwood and fitted with two inner trays
    15 in. (38 cm.) long


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