Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 103
Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century
  • Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century

103

Large Export Ivory Card Case, 19th Century

Densely carved in high relief on all sides and depicting several figures in a village scene surrounded by rockery, peonies, and pine trees TOGETHER WITH a cylindrical pill box with similar design
tallest height 4.5" — 11.5 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,140

Provenance:

The Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto, a railway executive and the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919-1922.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export
Materials: Ivory