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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 331

    AN IVORY OPIUM PIPE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY OPIUM PIPE, 18TH CENTURY
    the long hollow section of the pipe carved in ivory, a small tree shrew amongst fruiting vines carved in relief near the closed end of the body, with silver mounts bearing ruyi-head motifs and lobed jadeite bowl -- 22in. (56cm.) long, with twin boxwood mounts and fitted box.


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