Lot 69
A Large Chinese Figural Ivory Ewer, Qing Dynasty Mid 19th Century, Seal Mark to Base

Intricately carved throughout, with three faceted tiers, the lower section depicting dragons and phoenixes amongst clouds and flames, the belly with detailed figural windows, and the neck mirroring the dragon and phoenix motif. The handle is dynamically carved as a serpentine dragon, mouth agape to reveal teeth and a pointed tongue, and the spout is issuing from the mouth of a beast

height 15.5"
height 39.4 cm


Est. $1000/2000
Realised: $1560
Auction Date: 12/04/2017


Provenance: Private Collection, Toronto


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