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A CARVED AND STAINED IVORY BOX

18TH/19TH CENTURY

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A CARVED AND STAINED IVORY BOX
18TH/19TH CENTURY
Of oval form and carved in high relief, with panels variously depicting figures telling the stories of scholars playing weiqi, a lady on her death bed, and a digitary being pulled in a carriage, on a ground of stylised taotie masks
5½in. (14cm.) wide, wood stand
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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.

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