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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 58

    A FINE GERMAN CARVED IVORY TANKARD**

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE GERMAN CARVED IVORY TANKARD**
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The hinged gadrooned lid surmounted by a cavalier, over a cylindrical body carved with a continuous battle scene, the 'C'-scrolled handle carved as a cavalier perched on a canon and headed by a lion's mask, on a wavy spreading foot carved with portrait busts and crowned coats-of-arms, on four bearded mask-carved feet
    16¼ in. (41 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Sotheby's Baden-Baden, 5-21 October 1995, lot 4005 (46,000 DEM)


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Distinguished Southern California Private Collection (LOTS 58-60)