15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
AN IVORY BALUSTER VASE, 18TH CENTURY
carved from one piece of ivory, of flattened and lobed form with quatrefoil rim -- 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high.
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Similar ivory vases can by found in The Oriental Ceramic Society Exhibition catalogue, Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing, London, 1984, nos. 210, 214, pp. 210, 214.
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