17 - 18 September 2015
A BOXWOOD MALLOW-FORM INCENSE TOOL VASE
The tall sides are lobed in conforming outline to the mallow-form mouth and base, the latter carved with petals radiating from the center.
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high
William Lipton Ltd., New York, 2000.
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