• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 922

    AN UNUSUAL IVORY TWO-SIDED TABLE SCREEN

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL IVORY TWO-SIDED TABLE SCREEN
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Made in two sections set in an ivory frame, one side carved in relief with a scholar seated at a table on a terrace, his hat, a wine pot and cup beside him, with peony and rockwork on the reverse
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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