Asian Art

October 2429, 2020
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LOT 193

Lot 193

A Finely Carved Hanging Ivory Puzzle Ball, Qing Dynasty

A Finely Carved Hanging Ivory Puzzle Ball, Qing Dynasty
Lot 193 Details
A Finely Carved Hanging Ivory Puzzle Ball, Qing Dynasty

清 挂式牙雕鬼工球

overall height 18.1 in — 46 cm

Estimate $500-$800

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Acquired by descent through a Toronto family
来源: 多伦多家族遗产


Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation

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in fine condition; break to the silk tassel

LOT 193

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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