15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
An ivory brushpot, 19th Century
carved in relief with Chinese and European figures at daily activities, variously travelling by boat, playing weiqi, and seated within architecture, amongst trees and rockwork on a pierced foliate ground -- 7 1/16in. (18cm.) high.
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