• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A LARGE CANTONESE IVORY PUZZLE BALL AND STAND

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CANTONESE IVORY PUZZLE BALL AND STAND
    19TH CENTURY
    The largest concentric pierced ball carved with rose sprays, containing balls pierced with a geometric pattern, the stand carved in openwork with birds amongst scrolling clouds, a smaller puzzle ball set in the centre of the stand
    18 3/8in. (47.7cm.) high (2)


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