March 19, 2011 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 179
 
Lot 179 - Large and Impressive Chinese carved elephant ivory covered vase

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Large and Impressive Chinese carved elephant ivory covered vase
qianlong mark, 19th century

The figural pagoda-surmounted cover with four detailed figural cartouches to rim on geometric band, over conforming baluster vase carved in high relief and detail to show profusion of terrestrial and celestial figures in mountainscape below band of Buddhistic symbols and over dragon-carved oval base, mark to base, over silver-inlaid wood base, with fitted glazed hardwood box.

Ivory H: 19 1/2 in.

Estimated at $30,000 - $40,000


 

The figural pagoda-surmounted cover with four detailed figural cartouches to rim on geometric band, over conforming baluster vase carved in high relief and detail to show profusion of terrestrial and celestial figures in mountainscape below band of Buddhistic symbols and over dragon-carved oval base, mark to base, over silver-inlaid wood base, with fitted glazed hardwood box.

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