Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 13 656
Lot 130
A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912

Lot Estimate
R 12 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 13 656

About this Item

A Japanese carved ivory tusk and cover, Meiji period, 1868-1912


carved in high relief with five writhing dragons amongst clouds chasing a flaming pearl incorporating four bracket supports, their eyes set with mother-of-pearl, the cover similarly carved and surmounted by a 'flaming pearl’ finial, 17cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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