• The Decorative Arts Sale Inclu auction at Christies

    Sale 2855

    The Decorative Arts Sale Including Fine Paintings

    21 - 22 September 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 176

    A CARVED IVORY CORPUS FIGURE

    PROBABLY GOA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED IVORY CORPUS FIGURE
    PROBABLY GOA, 18TH CENTURY
    Mounted on an associated ebonised crucifix
    20 cm. high; 58 cm. high overall
    Together with a parcel-gilt carved ivory figure of St John the Evangelist, Goa, 18th century - 14 cm. high; and an Indian carved ivory palanquin with ten guards, late 19th or early 20th Century - 9 cm. high x 21 cm. wide x 8 cm. deep (3)


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot includes three items as described in the catalogue. The crucifix is illustrated on the left hand side of the catalogue illustration erroneously as lot 178. The palanquin is not illustrated.