London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Cantonese tortoiseshell hinged box
of convex rectangular form, carved and pierced in high relief to the cover with figures at leisure before pavilions, trees and a dog, all within a scrolling foliage boarder, the rim carved to simulate bamboo, the reverse and sides with figures before a riverbank -- 3in. (9.3cms), (minor loses).
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