• New York Jewels auction at Christies

    Sale 2231

    New York Jewels

    10 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    **AN IVORY AND GOLD "BARLEYCORN" BOX, BY DANIEL BRUSH

    Price Realised  

    **AN IVORY AND GOLD "BARLEYCORN" BOX, BY DANIEL BRUSH
    Of circular outline, the mastodon ivory box decorated with carved barleycorn motifs, to the sculpted gold lid, enhanced by granulated detail, opening to reveal a compartment, 1984, 1¼ x 4 ins.
    With maker's mark for Daniel Brush


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    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.


    Literature

    Harriet Whelchel, et., Daniel Brush: Gold Without Boundaries, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1998, plate 27