Lot 331
  • 331

A CANTON POLYCHROME AND CARVED IVORY PLEASURE BOAT QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1840

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
3,750 GBP
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Description

  • 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

Provenance

Collection of James Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie and Governor General of India in 1848 -1856.
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