A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams

The low box and cover of circular section with shou medallions and flowering plants carved in relief to the sides, the top of the cover featuring three young boys at play amid three auspicious rams and the underside centered with a dragon in relief encircled by a leiwen frame; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000

Property from Various Owners

Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com