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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 760

    A JAPANESE IVORY BOX AND COVER AND AN IVORY-MOUNTED WOOD INCENSE BOX AND COVER,**

    THE IVORIES 19TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A JAPANESE IVORY BOX AND COVER AND AN IVORY-MOUNTED WOOD INCENSE BOX AND COVER,**
    THE IVORIES 19TH CENTURY,
    the ivory box, signed Kobayashi, with a broken side; the wood box inset with twelve smaller rectangular boxes with slide covers, the cover inset with an ivory carving of two grooming monkeys
    The ivory box 9in. (22.8cm.) long (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.