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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT
660

PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
each cover finely carved with the head turned slightly to the side, the feathers, eyes and beaks finely picked out, seated on millet, the box with a double gourd-shaped aperture, pierced wood stands
11 cm, 4 3/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 10th November 2010, lot 12.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong