12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Japanese ivory tusk vase, 19th Century
inlaid in mother-of-pearl, stained ivory and tortoise shell and decorated in relief in gilt lacquer with birds and butterflies amongst tall pierced rockwork and blossoming branches -- 10in. (27cm.) high, wood stand.
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