4 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A FINELY CARVED BAMBOO PARFUMIER
Well carved in high relief and in openwork depicting an equestrian flanked by two maidens beneath a pine tree and an attendant seated in a hut, all separated by rockwork and below cloud scrolls, fitted with a horn disc to the top and wood ends, the bamboo of a rich warm tone
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
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