1st item: Carved ivory fly whisk, the handle in the form of a hand holding a ball, handle 7 1/2"L. Late 19th century. 2nd item: Ivory calling card case with hinged top, 4" x 3". Late 19th century. 3rd item: Victorian sterling silver stamp box with floral repousse decoration, marks for Birmingham, England, 1886, 1 3/8"L. 4th item: Gorham sterling silver match safe with Art Nouveau decoration, old lion-anchor-G mark, 2 1/2"L. 5th item: Burlwood card case or snuff box, 2 1/4" x 3 1/4". 6th item: Carved and polychromed ivory figural group of Buddha, reclining and holding a fruit, while a small male figure tugs at his robe. 2"H x 3 3/8"W x 1/1/4"D (including stand). 2nd quarter of 20th century. 7th item: Carved figure of a Chinese beauty of turqoise color, likely ivory, playing a musical instrument and seated next to a flowering plant. 3"H x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" (including stand). 2nd quarter of 20th century. Combined silver items weight: 1.065 oz troy. Note: THIS LOT CONTAINS ANIMAL OR PLANT MATERIAL THAT MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND/ OR LOCAL LAW. BIDDERS SHOULD CHECK ALL APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT WILDLIFE RESTRICTIONS PRIOR TO PLACING A BID. THE BUYER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY NECESSARY LICENSE OR PERMITS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OR TRANSPORT OF THE OBJECT. PLEASE NOTE THAT BIDDERS IN NEW JERSEY MAY NOT BID ON ANY LOTS CONTAINING ELEPHANT IVORY, MAMMOTH IVORY, OR RHINOCEROS HORN. CONDITION: Ivory items exhibit age related cracking. Matchsafe is monogrammed (JHL?) and has dent in monogram area.1st item: figure appears glued to stand, some light wear to colors. 6th and 7th items: some small natural surface imperfections, light discloration to back.
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