Chinese carved Ivory Tusk, early 19th century.
Chinese carved Ivory Tusk, early 19th century.
Chinese carved Ivory Tusk, early 19th century.

Chinese carved Ivory Tusk, early 19th century.

c. 1820 China

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£24,000 gbp
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Superbly carved with scenes representing the classical novel the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, specifically from the chapter the Undefended City. A panel with a Tang Dynasty poem by Wang Changlin (698-758).
On a carved and pierced hardwood stand.
Some slight staining to underneath where the tusk sits on its stand.
Hendrick Jans Westers (1873-1841), former Norwegian acting council to Singapore, thence by descent.
Dimensions
Height 63.00 cm (24.80 inches)
Diameter 10.00 (3.94 inches)
Stock Code
5005
Medium
Ivory
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