Live Auction, 7 October 2019

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R 21 622
A Chinese sandalwood, ivory and silver-mounted travelling chopstick set, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
Lot 87

Lot Estimate
R 8 000 - 10 000
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R 21 622
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About this Item

A Chinese sandalwood, ivory and silver-mounted travelling chopstick set, Qing Dynasty, 19th century


the sandalwood case carved with fretwork, applied with a pair of jade double gourds and silver mounts, enclosing a green-stained ivory silver-mounted knife, the blade with a stylized dragon, a pair of silver-mounted ivory chopsticks and a gilt-metal snuff spoon, signed on the hilt, the case 21,5cm long; with gilt embroidered silk case, stitched with a small bird amongst flowers and an inscription to the reverse

*This lot is not suitable for export

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Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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