Asian Art Online Auction

November 14, 2013

LOT 59
Gourd and Ivory Cricket Cage, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century
  • Gourd and Ivory Cricket Cage, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century
  • Gourd and Ivory Cricket Cage, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century
  • Gourd and Ivory Cricket Cage, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century

59

Gourd and Ivory Cricket Cage, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century

The body with incised design of peonies and lotus dentals
height 3.9" — 10 cm.
four-character Qianlong mark to base
small chip to underside of ivory cover

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $2,760
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Lots 167-176: Chinese Works of Art from a Japanese Family
Acquired by the president of an American-Japanese trading company during the first-half of the 20th Century. They specialized in importing and exporting goods from China and locations Tokyo, Yokohama, and Karuizawa Thence by descent within the family and brought to Canada in 1979.