Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 139
Ivory Carved Quail-Form Box and Cover, 19th Century
  • Ivory Carved Quail-Form Box and Cover, 19th Century
  • Ivory Carved Quail-Form Box and Cover, 19th Century

139

Ivory Carved Quail-Form Box and Cover, 19th Century

Carved in the round to depict a plump bird, its rounded body demarcated by layers of long elliptical-shaped feathers continuing along the underside and revealing a pair of large talons, a stock of grain to the front with the branch bending and echoing the shape of the bird’s broad chest. Modern wood stand
width 4.9" — 12.5 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?