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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1008

    A RUSSIAN CARVED WALRUS IVORY CASKET,

    ARCHANGEL REGION, LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A RUSSIAN CARVED WALRUS IVORY CASKET,
    ARCHANGEL REGION, LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    6in. (15cm.) high, 8¼in. (21cm.) wide, 6in. (15cm.) deep


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    For comparable work see I.N. Ukhanova, Bone carving in Russia in the 18th and 19th centuries, Leningrad, 1981, pp. 90-93.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION