Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 120
Tinted Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
  • Tinted Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
  • Tinted Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
  • Tinted Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century
  • Tinted Ivory Carved Erotic Tray, 19th Century

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Tinted 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
width 13.4" — 34.1 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $7,380
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.

Provenance:

Private Montreal Collection.

Additional Info:

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