A CANTON POLYCHROME AND CARVED IVORY PLEASURE BOAT QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1840
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- ivory and glass case
- 31.5cm., 12 3/8 in.
intricately carved in the form of a two-tiered boat consisting of screened rooms divided by pierced panels, with figures on the prow and the side, the upper deck similarly carved with screened rooms and a promenade lined with jardinières of plants, glass case
Collection of James Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie and Governor General of India in 1848 -1856.