© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A RARE CANTONESE IVORY BOX WITH COVER, EARLY 19th CENTURY
Katalognummer: CA1218-011
Ivory, wooden inset with marble paper coating
China, first half of the 19th century

This Canton school ivory box is unusual because of its figural gourd and flower shaped knob and the leiwen feet. The four walls of the base part all show neatly carved figures in landscapes whilst the lid is adorned with high relief carvings of precious vessels, books, scrolls and gourds, butterflies and flowers.

Shape: rectangular shape
Dimensions: 16 cm length, 9 cm height
Weight: 329 grams
Condition: Good condition with minor age hairlines and tiny chips to two base corners, the walls of the base part and the feet have been reattached, the wooden inset shows a bottom crack
Provenance: Austrian private collection

Auction results comparison: For another Cantonese ivory box with a figural knob and feet, larger in size, see Christie’s, A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art, London, 4 November 2008, lot 256.

十九世紀早期罕見廣州象牙蓋盒
象牙,木質鑲嵌,内裏大理石紋紙加層
中國,十九世紀上半葉

造型:方形
尺寸:長16 厘米,高 9 厘米
重量:329 克
品相:良好,些微年代造成的小裂縫,底部有兩處磕碰,修復過的痕跡,鑲嵌木底部有裂縫
來源: 奧地利私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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