London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A quantity of Cantonese ivory chess pieces
carved in typical form and some stained -- 4in. (10.2cm.) max.; a pair of Chinese gold lacquer baluster vases on shaped quatrefoil stands each decorated with figures in boats before a pavilion and tree strewn landscape -- 5in. (13cm.) high; a Chinese cinnabar rectangular box and cover carved with a seated figure -- 2in. (5cm.) wide; a circular black lacquer box and cover decorated with gilt figures before a pavilion -- 2¾in. (6.8cm) wide; and a tortoiseshell case decorated with birds -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) high, all 19th Century.
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