Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

ZAR 14 794
Lot 96
  • A pair of Chinese ivory vases and covers, 20th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 9 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 14 794

About this Item

A pair of Chinese ivory vases and covers, 20th century


each tapering waisted body profusely carved with stylised key-fret decoration, chilongs, branches and disks, heightened with staining against a block-carved ground, enclosed by a stylised flowerhead and lappet border, the neck similarly decorated and carved with four lion-mask-and-rings, raised on a conforming foot, each cover surmounted by a dog-of-fo, restorations, chips, stains, 25,5cm high, and another similar example, 19th century, carved in high relief with figures at various pursuits before pagodas, pine trees and rocky outcrops, enclosed by stiff-leaf borders, the elongated neck similarly decorated with a pair of lion-mask-and-rings, on a conforming oval foot, the fixed cover surmounted by a dog-of-fo, repairs, restorations, losses, 25,5cm high


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