Asian Art Auction

December 01, 2014

LOT 61
Export Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
  • Export Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century

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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.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $6,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

For a similar example, see the OCS’s “Chinese Ivory from the Shang to the Qing”, 1984, no. 219.
This item contains material that is protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). Please review your country’s import and export laws before bidding on this item. Obtaining the appropriate permits is the responsibility of the client.

Provenance:

Private Montreal Collection.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export
Materials: Ivory
Period: Ming, Tang