SOLD! for $805.00.
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Lot of 5 carved ivory antiques. 1ST ITEM: Chinese carved ivory puzzle ball, carved in human and floral motifs, 4 revolving spheres. Wood stand. Ball measures 1-1/2" diameter. 2ND ITEM: Oval picture frame with carved peony design, signed.Metal back support. 4-5/8" tall with approximately 2" x 3" opening. 3RD ITEM: Figurine of a young woman in Western-style dress and long braids in back, on pedestal, carved from a single piece of ivory. 4"H. 4TH ITEM: a wood and ivory samishen(banjo or lute, with minor small edge chips, 3-1/2"). 5TH ITEM: 1 miniature ivory fan. All items in excellent condition unless otherwise noted. Provenance: Collected by George and Charles Mitchell (co-owners of Mitchell's Candy Store,Nashville) during the course of several trips to China and Japan in the late 19th-early 20th century. Mitchell estate.