London, South Kensington
17 August 2000
A Japanese ivory tusk section case and cover
carved and pierced with warriors, oni and mythical beasts amongst rockwork and pine, the cover modelled as two warriors slaying tigers within bands of key-fret design -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high, incised signature, 19th Century (age and split cracks, losses to cover).
See Colour Plate 1.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea