Carved Ivory Phoenix Boat with Figures, 19th Century
Finely carved with a phoenix head at the bow, with rowers seated throughout
length 11.6" — 29.5 cm.
figures are detachable, one leg of base is missing, pick of one figure detached, few cracks and losses
A very similar pair of boats was sold at Christie’s London, December 7, 2010, lot 65