Export Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
Of rectangular shape with rounded sides and blooming chrysanthemum along the top corners, the interior carved in high relief with additional branches of chrysanthemum above two erotic scenes of embracing couples
length 13.4" — 34.1 cm.
For a similar example, see the OCS’s “Chinese Ivory from the Shang to the Qing”, 1984, no. 219.
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Private Montreal Collection.