London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
Two Cantonese ivory card cases, 19th Century
the first carved in relief with scrolling dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst scrolling clouds, decorated in shallow relief to the reverse side with figures amongst architecture and foliate trees; the second carved with cross formed cartouches depiciting similar figural scenes -- 4 3/8in. (11.2cm.) high max. (2)
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