06 juin 2010

19th century Cantonese & Chinese export carved ivory card cases

A 19th century Cantonese deep-carved ivory card case, photo Bonhams the front carved with fish, prawns, crabs, turtles, water lilies and a heron all above a wavy ground with rope twist border, the scrolling edge decorated with foliate scrolls, the reverse carved with scenes from Chinese life including a man flying a fish kite near a willow tree, with vacant oval cartouche, length 11cm. Sold for £1,920 A 19th century Chinese export deep-carved ivory card case, photo Bonhams the front carved with depiction of a... [Lire la suite]
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