Large pair of Chinese ivory carved and inked figures, depicting an emperor and empress on pedestals. Each carved from a single curved tusk. The empress is depicted with a Ruyi scepter and elaborate headdress. The emperor is depicted with a ceremonial sword and stroking his beard. Both with seal mark to base reading "Made in […]
Large Chinese carved and inked ivory figure depicting a female warrior attired in armor with a sword and out-fitted archery bag, holding flags, standing next to a drum with foo dog mask and paw feet. Inscription and red seal signature on outside of archery bag. Mounted onto a hardwood stand. Figure measures 14 1/8" H. […]
Large Asian ivory figural, the center depicting the "Thousand Arm Guanyin" standing on a carved and waisted lotus base, wearing a crown depicting various heads and having multiple arms, each holding a symbolic Buddhist object. The central carving is flanked by a male and female carved ivory attendant and all are mounted on a carved […]
Pair of Chinese signed and carved ivory lidded tall oval form vases. The tops with carved and pierced figural landscape decoration and the neck and bodies with carved figural landscape, scrolling tendril decoration and foo dog mask ring handles. The undersides of the tops and bases of the vases have incised seal marks within a […]
Twenty-Four-Piece set of ivory and silverplated flatware with spiral carved handles and engraved blades. Consists of twelve dessert forks and twelve matching knives, in a wooden box/case with fitted lift-out tray, lined in rich purple satin. Unmarked, no monograms. Condition: some cracks to ivory, light scratches and natural wear on case. Forks are 6 1/2", […]
Lot of two ivory and bone items. 1st item – Pierced Ivory oval case. Hinged and clasped lid made of metal, used possibly to hold sewing kit, netting tools, or scrolls. Cracks, repaired breaks, and some discoloration. 5" H. Possibly Chinese. 18th-19th century. 2nd item – Diminutive chest made of bone with floral relief. Overall […]
Carved ivory crucifix of Christ mounted on contemporary gilt frame. Condition – varnish or paint on ivory, with old breaks and repairs to both arms. Losses to crown. Glue residue to back. 5 1/2" H x 4" W. Probably Continental. 19th century.
Polished uncarved elephant or walrus ivory tusk, signed on end, convex form, on wooden stand. Overall excellent condition, nice old patina with age cracks on end. 14" Length. Early 20th century.
Asian carved ivory figure from an elephant tusk of a woman holding flowers and brush, markings on base. Overall good condition with 2 small cracks at base of carving. 16 1/2" H. Chinese, early 20th century.
A Chinese carved ivory puzzle ball on monkey form stand. Pierced outer sphere carved into three dragons with black eyes, inner spheres with pierced star motifs resting on tripodal monkey stand. Overall excellent condition with chip to outer edge of monkey platform and age cracks to lower circular base. 7" H. 20th century.