8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
An ivory tusk box and cover, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
vivdly carved in detail and in relief with a pack of tigers fiercely attacking a surrounded elephant, finial of cover modelled as a recumbent tiger -- 7 3/8in. (8.7cm.)
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