Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 6 449
Lot 183
A French ivory face screen, possibly Dieppe, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 6 449

About this Item

A French ivory face screen, possibly Dieppe, 19th century


the adjustable shield-shaped screen carved in high relief with an angel holding a small child and attended with by cherubs, enclosed by flowers, raised on a carved column and three outswept legs with scroll feet headed by urn-shaped finials, 49cm high; an ivory box, probably French, 19th century, oval, the hinged cover surmounted by a carved  rose bud and foliage, branches and leaves within rope-twist borders, the body with a band of carved buds and foliage centred by a vacant cartouche, losses, chips, 12cm wide; an ivory pendant, 19th century, carved as a courting couple within an oval frame, with bale, 7,7cm long; a French ivory carving of a rose, 19th century, naturalistically rendered, the stem wrapped with fabric and foil, chips, 3,7cm wide; and a carved ivory necklace, 20th century, composed of graduating beads, length approximately 47,5cm


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