• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5732

    Christie's Interiors

    8 June 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    A CHINESE IVORY PUZZLE BALL AND STAND

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE IVORY PUZZLE BALL AND STAND
    CIRCA 1900
    The concentric pierced ball carved with scrolling rose sprays, containing balls pierced with a geometric pattern, the stand carved with a cockerel beside a pine tree
    16¾in. (42.5cm.) high


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