Asian Auction

June 04, 2012

LOT 126
Pair of Ivory Carved Birds
  • Pair of Ivory Carved Birds
  • Pair of Ivory Carved Birds
  • Pair of Ivory Carved Birds

126

Pair of Ivory Carved Birds

Each carved in the round and posed on top of a tree trunk with prunus flowers, the birds with long sweeping tails turned to one side. Affixed to wood stand
carving height 12.2" — 31 cm.

Estimate $600-$1,000

Realised: $1,680
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Please be advised that all ivory items are protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and require a special permit to leave the country. If you have any questions about whether a lot may require a permit in order to be shipped to you, we recommend that you discuss the matter with a local customs broker prior to bidding. Please note that clients will be responsible for acquiring the appropriate permits for shipment and export.

Provenance:

Lot 119 to 130: A Private Collection of Chinese Ivory from Edmonton

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory