Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 8 208
Lot 69
A Chinese ivory snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 2 000 - 3 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 8 208

About this Item

A Chinese ivory snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century


the ovoid body profusely carved figures in combat before a balustrade, the sides carved as scholar's rocks and pine trees, the cover carved with a shou symbol, raised on an oval foot, minor chips, the base covered with a paper label, 8cm high including stopper, another, 20th century, the ovoid body carved with two panels of courtiers at various pursuits, against a key-fret ground heightened with pink staining, with lotus bloom stopper, the stopper and stand now fixed, 9,2cm; and an Indian ivory seal, late 19th century, cylindrical, carved as a demon, a phoenix perched on his head, holding scrolling foliage, with metal band and matrix, chips, 10cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export

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